FDA strengthens regulation of over-the-counter sun protection products


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/ Source: Reuters

The US Food and Drug Administration on Thursday released a much-anticipated update of the rules on sunscreens to strengthen the regulation of sunscreen over-the-counter.

According to the FDA, two of the 16 major chemical ingredients currently used in over-the-counter sun protection products are considered safe, as part of a proposal to improve the safety and quality of sunscreen products sold without prescription in the United States.


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