New regulations concerning sunscreen - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

New regulations concerning sunscreen

The deadline was June, but now the government is extending that for sunscreen manufacturers to change their labeling to better protect consumers from sunburn. Last summer, the agency ordered that labels only read 'broad spectrum SPF" if they protect against both ultraviolet A and B rays, and must eliminate the words 'waterproof' or ‘sweat proof'.   Now for this summer, the companies have been give another six months to make the changes to avoid a sunscreen shortage when people buy it most in the coming months.

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