FDA Week - 06/07/2019

Senators Worry FDA Proposed Rule Could Reduce Use Of Sunscreen

By Beth Wang / June 4, 2019 at 3:02 PM
Senate health committee Chair Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and two other members of the committee are raising concerns that FDA’s proposed sunscreen rule, which would require sunscreen makers submit data for 12 ingredients, would lead American consumers to question the safety of sunscreens. The rule, proposed in February, lays out safety and efficacy determinations for 16 sunscreen ingredients as well as myriad new requirements for labeling and SPF values. In a letter to HHS Secretary Alex Azar and FDA Acting Commissioner...

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