FDA tightens regulations on tanning salon sunlamps

May 29, 2014 8:24 PM

4 0

FDA tightens regulations on tanning salon sunlamps

The agency is reclassifying the devices from “low risk” to “moderate risk,” a designation that will require manufacturers to demonstrate to regulators that their products meet certain standards before they are allowed to market them.

In addition, sunlamps used in tanning salons now must include a black-box warning stating that anyone under the age of 18 should steer clear of the products. Marketing materials for the devices also will have to include details about their potential cancer risks, as well as a recommendation that fre...

Read more

To category page

Loading...