WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration today announced stricter testing procedures for sunscreen manufacturers making claims about performance and reducing the risk of skin cancer and skin aging. Under the new rules, companies must prove that their formulas provide equal protection against both ultraviolet A (UVA) rays and ultraviolet B (UVB) rays before they can claim "Broad Spectrum" coverage. Only those sunscreens 15 SPF or higher that pass this threshold can claim to reduce the ...
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