US: The Sunscreen Innovation Act - effect on sunscreen labels

02 December 2014

In 2013, the sunscreen industry was affected by new legislation that focused on the information presented on sunscreen labels. This year, a new bill is addressing what’s INSIDE the container. Congress recently passed the Sunscreen Innovation Act in an effort to speed up the FDA’s review process of over-the-counter sunscreen ingredients.
There are several ways that sunscreen labels may be impacted when the Sunscreen Innovation Act becomes official. Every sunscreen product is required to have a “Drug Facts” section on the product. There is an expected increase in the use of multi-layer labels and more interest in shrink sleeve labels (Consolidated Label Co., 9 October 2014).
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