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Nanosilver to the rescue?

Los Angeles Times, August 7, 2008

Nanosilver is becoming a popular in items like electric shavers and bedsheets, and is being touted as an antibacterial product despite a lack of evidence of its antimicrobial abilities. Amid growing concerns over the product, the EPA has agreed that items using nanosilver must now be proven to pose no health risks to people or the environment.