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Sunscreens with UVA II/I absorbers inhibit acute, chronic photodamage -- Schering.

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

SUNSCREENS WITH UVA II/I ABSORBERS INHIBIT ACUTE, CHRONIC PHOTODAMAGE, Schering-Plough maintained in Dec. 6 comments to FDA regarding the photochemistry and photobiology of sunscreens. Responding to the public meeting held by FDA Sept. 19-20 ("The Rose Sheet" Sept. 23, p. 12), Coppertone manufacturer Schering-Plough asserts the need for "high SPF broad spectrum sunscreen protection that includes the entire UVA spectrum to reduce photodamage that results from chronic exposure to sunlight."



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