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Apr 26, 2006 | 11:17 AM CDT
By: M. Pissavini and L. Ferrero, V. Alard, U. Hein…
A ring test at six European test centers showed that SPF evaluations with good reproducibility and comparability could be obtained by an in vitro protocol measuring either transmittance or erythema-effective irradiance of product samples applied on PMMA plates.
Apr 05, 2006 | 06:47 PM CDT
The Australian Society of Cosmetic Chemists (ASCC) warned in a recent press release that government changes to the regulation of moisturizers containing sunscreens could put the public at a higher risk of skin cancer...
Mar 31, 2006 | 10:24 AM CST
A consumer lawsuit filed March 30, 2006, accuses sunscreen makers of exposing millions of people to cancer and other dangers.
Feb 28, 2006 | 05:27 PM CST
The Skin and Cancer Foundation Australia (SCFA) announced a new partnership to put skin care claims such as natural, antiaging and UV protection to stringent new test levels under a new product endorsement program.
Dec 23, 2005 | 02:34 PM CST
By: Ken Klein, Cosmetech Laboratories
As you know, sunscreen products are regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as drugs because they are “intended” to prevent disease (skin cancer). As such, they are required to follow the rules and regulations as mandated by the FDA. Thus, they must use Drug Facts labeling; list the drugs (sunscreen actives) using the proper drug nomenclature; list the percentage of drug used; specify the drug function (sunscreen) and label; warnings and directions for use, etc.