Saturday, April 19, 2014

New FDA Sunscreen Rule Could Cause Industry Turmoil

FDA's new broad spectrum sunscreen standard, which measures ultraviolet A and B rays in tandem as opposed to separately as previously proposed by the agency, could drive up the cost of products with a higher sun protection factor, create marketing challenges and require quick product reformulations for sunscreen companies, which have to comply within a year, according to an industry attorney.

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