Sunscreen Summary -- What Works and What's Safe


Subject:
Diseases & Conditions , Heat Exposure & Sunburn

Description:
"In a new [2007] investigation of 785 name-brand sunscreens, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found widespread evidence that many products on the market are not safe and effective, including one of every eight high-SPF sunscreens that does not protect from UVA radiation. [EWG has] also identified 130 products that offer very good sun protection with ingredients that present minimal health risks to users." Includes a summary of the report and details about products.

Publisher:
Environmental Working Group

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.cosmeticsdatabase.com/special/sunscreens/summary.php


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