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November 12, 2017

BfR Publishes Q&A Regarding Study on Fate and Effects of Tattoo Pigments in Human Skin

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Nano and Other Emerging Chemical Technologies Blog – On October 12, 2017, the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) published questions and answers (Q&A) regarding a study on whether nanometric pigments from tattoo inks can permanently accumulate in lymph nodes.  BfR states that by using X-rays from a particle accelerator in Grenoble, it discovered where the pigments accumulate in the tissue.

Read more at Nano and Other Emerging Chemical Technologies Blog.

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