The Vitals

Approps Panel Calls Out FDA For Lack Of New Sunscreen Products

July 11, 2017
The House Appropriations agriculture subcommittee says it is concerned that FDA has not yet approved a new over-the-counter sunscreen ingredient through the process created by the Sunscreen Innovation Act (SIA). To help address the issue, the subcommittee is including the $700,000 originally provided in fiscal 2016 in the proposed fiscal 2018 FDA funding bill set for markup Wednesday (July 12). In the fiscal 2018 appropriations report, the subcommittee also urges FDA to help manufacturers better understand what they need to...

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