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Sunscreen: How to Help Protect Your Skin from the Sun

What’s New FDA regulates sunscreens to ensure they meet safety and effectiveness standards. To improve the quality, safety, and effectiveness of sunscreens, FDA issued a proposed rule on February 21, 2019 that describes updated proposed requirements for sunscreens. Given the recognized public health benefits of sunscreen use, Americans should continue to use sunscreen with other sun… Read More »

FDA Aims to Strengthen Sunscreen Rules

Print this page THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration took steps Thursday to tighten regulation of over-the-counter sunscreen products. Included in the proposed rule are updates on sunscreen safety, sun protection factor (SPF) requirements, and the effectiveness of insect repellent/sunscreen combinations. “The proposed rule that we issued today would update… Read More »