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OTC Sunscreen Would Get a Tune-up Under a Proposed FDA Rule

The federal government may shake up your favorite sunscreen.

Based on the latest scientific data, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) suggested new base It would update regulations for most sunscreen products sold in America.

Announced February 21, 2019, the proposal addresses SPF levels, product types, label requirements, and safety of active ingredients.

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, recognized that the effort was taking a long time, saying that some requirements for sunscreen products haven’t been updated in decades.

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