Breaking News

Tan With Caution

May 29, 2014

FDA mandates under-18 advisory on tanning beds.

The latest move by the US Food and Drug Administration to control the rising numbers of skin cancer targets tanning beds. The governmental firm announced today that it will now require sunlamps used in salons to hold a  “black box” warning against children under the age of 18, according to reports.

The Food and Drug Administration has regulated tanning machines for over 30 years, but for the first time the agency is requiring manufacturers to warn consumers about the cancer risks of indoor tanning, added reports.

Additionally, the FDA is requiring manufacturers to meet certain design and safety requirements, including timers and limits on the radiation levels they produce.
 
blog comments powered by Disqus
  • ‘Lash’-ing Out!

    ‘Lash’-ing Out!

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||August 29, 2016
    All eyes are on Lash Star Beauty, a lash-centric beauty brand that recently made its QVC debut.

  • Long Term Sustainability In the Nonwovens Market

    Long Term Sustainability In the Nonwovens Market

    August 23, 2016
    Learn more at Cleaning Products USA, Nov. 9-11, 2016

  • Fro Yo!

    Fro Yo!

    Tom Branna, Editorial Director||August 22, 2016
    Project Beauty dishes out Hairgurt, a line of vitamin-rich hair shampoos and conditioning masques.