Schumer To FDA: Expedite Review Of 12 Sunscreen Ingredients

By Beth Wang / June 10, 2019 at 2:58 PM
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) wants FDA to expedite the review of the 12 sunscreen ingredients that the agency recently determined, via a proposed rule in February, did not have sufficient evidence to be deemed safe and effective. But the sunscreen industry suggests it needs more time, not less, to complete the studies, and a group of Republican senators say FDA’s proposal could backfire and lead consumers to stop using sunscreen. A week ago, three Republican senators, including Senate...

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