FDA Wants Sunscreen Makers To Slather On Warnings

Law360, New York (August 24, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Current sunscreen labels don't reflect how well they protect against all different types of sun damage, and manufacturers should conduct new tests for a type of radiation that doesn't cause burning but could still cause skin cancer, the Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday.

The FDA said that of the two types of ultraviolet (UV) light radiating from the sun, manufacturers usually only list how well their products protect skin from UVB, the type responsible for sunburns. However, UVA, the type responsible for tanning, can...
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