Recent in SPF/UV Filters (page 3 of 4)
Jun 16, 2011
After nearly a four-year wait for an action on sunscreens, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Final Sunscreen Rule, which addresses the testing and labeling of OTC sunscreen products.
Jan 10, 2011
The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) has alerted members that it anticipates the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) to issue its Final Monograph on titanium dioxide. Should the IARC not change its current position on the material, it will be subject to California's Proposition 65.
May 25, 2010
John Bailey, chief scientist of the Personal Care Products Council, has released a statement in response to the 2010 Environmental Working Group (EWG) Sunscreen Report.
Jul 2, 2009
The Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) has released a formal statement by John Bailey, chief scientist, in response the Environmental Working Group's (EWG's) "unscientific" 2009 Sunscreen Report.
Jul 15, 2008
The Personal Care Products Council reponds to an Environmental Working Group (EWG) report stating that oxybenzone is potentially harmful.
May 1, 2008 | Jay M. Ansell, Personal Care Products Council
The importance of harmonization continues to grow. Past and present standard-setting work by ISO, such as in microbiology and sun protection, is laying the foundation for future bridges across regulatory gaps.
Mar 17, 2008
Questions were raised at the American Academy of Dermatology's (AAD) annual meeting in February over its Seal of Recognition program.
Feb 14, 2008
Scientists have reported that sunscreen may be to blame for dying coral reefs.
Dec 3, 2007 | David C. Steinberg, Steinberg & Associates
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published the long-awaited Proposed Rules (PR) for sunscreens in the Federal Register. This column reviews some of the changes included in the amendment, citing pages of this document to provide additional details.
Nov 28, 2007
Extension to run through Dec. 26, 2007; agency seeks to balance industry concerns and the interests of public health to ensure that sunscreen products properly inform consumers of the level of protection.
Aug 24, 2007
The FDA has proposed a new regulation for the formulating, testing and labeling of OTC sunscreens with ultraviolet UVA and UVB protection.
Jun 29, 2007
The FDA responded to EWG's report on sunscreens that claimed the FDA fails to set meaningful sunscreen standards.