Understanding New Sunscreen Label Regulations

Episode #508 / Jul 3, 2013
With the recent update to the FDA sunscreen monograph, new labeling regulations for sunscreens are finally coming into effect. Some limit the way a company can describe how water resistance a sunscreen is, and others even require stating that the sunscreen does not help to prevent skin cancer. Wait. What? Isn't that the point of FDA-approved sunscreens? In this episode of DermTV, Dr. Schultz explains the new sunscreen label rules.