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    Senior Member Arubalisa's Avatar
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    Arrow FDA Unveils New Rules for Sunscreens and Labels

    FDA Unveils New Rules for Sunscreens and Labels

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    Under the new rules FDA will:
    • Prohibit sunscreen marketing claims like "waterproof" and "sweatproof," which the agency said "are exaggerations of performance." Water-resistance claims will be allowed, but companies must explain how much time consumers can expect to get the same benefit while swimming or sweating.
    • Cap the highest SPF value at 50, unless companies can provide results of further testing that support a higher number.
    • Require that manufacturers phase out a four-star system currently used by some companies to rate UVA protection. In reviewing more than 3,000 comments submitted to the agency, the FDA decided the star system was too confusing. Instead, protection against UVA should be proportional to protection against UVB, which is already measured using SPF. ..."

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    My tip of the day, as we have a few bottles kicking around, is date them when we buy them. Good ole sharpie does the trick and they won't be any confusion later...

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    People still use sunscreen? What happened to the Baby oil and iodine with the mister bottle?

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    hahahahhahahaha
    Quote Originally Posted by arubamark View Post
    People still use sunscreen? What happened to the Baby oil and iodine with the mister bottle?

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