US and Canadian Groups Call for Ban on Face Masks Containing Toxic Nanomaterials

MINNEAPOLIS—Today, leading environmental and human health advocacy groups from the United States and Canada provided detailed evidence about face masks containing potentially toxic nanoscale materials in a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Food and Drug Administration (

IATP Comment to EFSA Scientific Committee

The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) Europe appreciates this opportunity to comment on the Draft. IATP, a U.S. headquartered non-profit, non-governmental organization founded in 1986, opened the IATP Europe office in Berlin in 2017. IATP has participated in the Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD) since 2000 and, since 2016, has been the U.S.