FDA Changes Sunscreen Regulations
Published August 29, 2012
Tags: FDA, law, sunscreen
Thanks to new regulations that went into effect in June, it will now be even easier for Seattleites to maintain our beloved pasty complexions. The new regulations standardize the meaning of the term broad spectrum protection to have adequate amounts of UVA and UVB protection. There is also a proposed regulation that would cap the SPF value on sunscreens to SPF 50. Sunscreens can no longer make the claim of waterproof or sweatproof, they will now be labeled water-resistant. For more information see the FDA consumer update.