OTC sunscreens rule
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
FDA will continue to accept comments on its proposed rule to amend the final monograph for over-the-counter sunscreen products until Dec. 26, the agency announces in a Nov. 28 Federal Register notice. The agency pushed the deadline back by one month in response to requests from parties wanting additional time to submit comments. FDA issued the proposed rule Aug. 23, amending the final monograph to include UVA ray protection standards including in vivo and in vitro tests (1"The Tan Sheet" Aug. 27, 2007, p. 3). The final monograph was issued in 1999, but has consistently been stayed due to pressure from industry...
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