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U.K. sunscreen safety

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

The U.K. consumer publication "Which?" has published concerns about sun protection as summer begins. The group cites a British Skin Foundation survey finding that more than a third of British parents use sunscreens on their children that have a lower SPF than the recommended 30. Meanwhile, a study by the European Journal of Cancer reveals the U.K. has the highest skin cancer rate for children and teenagers, Which? notes. The group also warns some sunscreens might not meet their product claims, adding that three of 14 sunscreens marketed as SPF 15 failed the industry tests it conducted...





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