Study: Most sunscreens could flunk FDA standards


A new study shows nearly two thirds of sunscreens are unsafe.

An environmental working group says those sunscreens would flunk new standards proposed by the FDA in February.

Related: Researchers: Sunscreen may do more harm than good

The reason is they either contain oxybenzone, a chemical linked to hormone changes in men and shorter pregnancies for women, or they don’t meet FDA standards for UVA protection.


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