FDA May Outlaw Over-The-Counter Skin Bleach Products
About 65 different manufacturers, most of which are small businesses, make bleaching products with hydroquinone. About two-thirds of those skin-bleaching products are marketed as over-the-counter drugs, according to the FDA.
The FDA said Tuesday that it proposed the rule change after considering new data on the safety of hydroquinone, which is an aromatic organic compound.
Under the new rule, all...
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