More on the FDA’s new sunscreen rules

We talked last year about the FDA’s new sunscreen labeling rules <http://blog.pharmacablog.com/2011/06/15/fda-announces-new-sunscreen-labeling-rules/> , which will fully go into effect in June 2013.

The new regulations also state that only sunblocks with an SPF rating of 15 or higher can claim that they help prevent sunburn or skin cancer. Finally, sunscreens can no longer be labeled waterproof or sweatproof, and instead will need to state the minutes for which the product is “


http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm258416.htm