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SUN CARE 101

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Posted by 04.08.19

Just in time for Spring, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a proposed rule that would update regulatory requirements for many sunscreen products.This is aimed at bringing nonprescription, over-the-counter (OTC) sunscreens that are marketed without FDA-approvals up to date with the latest science. Their hope is to ensure that consumers understand the criteria for effective sun care options, active ingredients dosage forms, SPF and broad-spectrum requirements.

The FDA also proposes labeling updates to make it easier for consumers to identify key product information. Broad spectrum sunscreens with SPF of at least 15 are considered mandatory for preventing skin cancer and prote

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