Flammable Sunscreen Prompts FDA Warning

July 5, 2013 2:57 PM

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Flammable Sunscreen Prompts FDA Warning

If you're wearing a certain type of sunscreen and stand too close to a flame like an outdoor grill, you could catch fire. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned consumers about the danger on Wednesday, July 3, 2013.

The FDA said it was notified of five separate incidents in which people who were wearing sunscreen spray suffered significant burns when they were near a flame source. The burns required medical treatment. The sunsprays that the people were wearing were these specific types made by Banana Boat and w...

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