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Sunscreen SPF Ratings Lure Consumers Into False Sense Of Security
2013-05-20 11:08:16

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It´s that time of year again when millions of Americans begin flocking to beaches looking for some fun in the sun and perhaps a natural tan. For some, this requires a stop off at the local store to stock up on all their sunbathing needs, including sunscreen products that now have new labels designed to offer consumers easier choices for grabbing the proper lotion for their needs. However, a consumer watchdog group recently...

2012-06-19 22:13:48

Just in time for the first day of summer tomorrow, the American Chemical Society's (ACS') award-winning Bytesize Science video series is offering a new episode on the chemistry of the sunscreen products that millions of people will slather on their skin during the warm months ahead. The video, produced by the ACS Office of Public Affairs, is available at www.BytesizeScience.com. The video explains that sun exposure can lead not only to sunburn and skin cancer, but premature aging that...

2012-05-04 23:00:09

Flexible Spending Account participants can now shop the drugstore.com FSA-only web store for sunscreen. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) May 04, 2012 drugstore.com, inc., a leading online retailer of health, beauty, and vision products, now offers a wide range of sunscreen products through the drugstore.com FSA-only web store. Participants of Flexible Spending Account programs will now be reimbursed when they stock up on their favorite eligible sun care products found on the drugstore.com web...

2011-06-14 14:51:00

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- STATEMENT BY FARAH AHMED CHAIR, SUNSCREEN TASK FORCE PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS COUNCIL The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today issued its final rulemaking addressing the way in which the agency will require sunscreen products to be tested and labeled. The agency also published three other documents, including a Draft Enforcement Guidance...

2011-06-14 09:00:00

New Rules Give Consumers More Information to Help Reduce the Risk of Skin Cancer, Early Aging SILVER SPRING, Md., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that sunscreen products meeting modern standards for effectiveness may be labeled with new information to help consumers find products that, when used with other sun protection measures, reduce the risk of skin cancer and early skin aging, as well as help prevent sunburn. (Logo:...

2011-05-23 09:30:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) today reiterated the safety and effectiveness of sunscreens to protect against the damaging effects from exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. As one component of a daily sun-protection strategy, sunscreen is an important tool in the fight against skin cancer, including melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. Unprotected sun exposure is the most preventable risk factor for skin...

2010-05-25 06:05:00

A new evaluation of sunscreens released Monday shows that as many as half of the 500 top sunscreen products may increase the rate at which malignant cells develop and spread skin cancer because they contain vitamin A or its derivatives. AOL News learned through interviews and other leads that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has known of the danger for years without alerting the public. The FDA denies any knowledge of the dangers posed by sunscreen. Although the creams and ointments...

2009-07-02 08:09:00

WASHINGTON, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than 30 years, consumers have benefited from the use of sunscreen products to protect themselves from the harmful effects of the sun, including sun burn, premature skin aging, and certain types of skin cancer. The safety and efficacy of sunscreen products have been thoroughly studied and tested by scientists and regulatory bodies throughout the world, and there is an extensive body of credible scientific research that demonstrates the safety and...

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