FDA Delays Deadline For Stricter Sunscreen Labeling Rules

Law360, New York (May 14, 2012, 4:10 PM EDT) -- Sunscreen users will have to wait until next summer to get products with updated labeling, as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday announced a six-month delay on the new requirements because companies need more testing time.

The new labeling rules, which require sunscreen manufacturers to test their products to prove how much ultraviolet A and ultraviolet B rays protection is offered by the product and bans "waterproof," "sweatproof" and "sunblock" claims, were supposed to go into effect June 18, but the FDA said "in...
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