Welcome Guest to Happi

Subscribe Free: Magazine | eNewsletter

current issue November 2015
 •  P&G Rewrites Holiday Classic for Febreze  •  A Giftless Holiday Season?  •  Colgate Honored by US Green Building Council  •  A STEM Grows at L'Oréal  •  New CFO at Gordon Laboratories

Tan With Caution

Published May 29, 2014
Related Searches: safety consumers food skin
Post a comment
Tan With Caution

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