Turns out sunscreen confusion won't be over this summer after all.
The Feds recently gave sunscreen companies another six months to get revised bottles on the shelf, extending the deadline to December.
Among the changes they'll have to make, they have to protect against both UV-B rays which cause sun burns and UV-A rays which are linked to skin cancer.
They also can't claim to be water proof or sweat proof.
While they have more time to get the new bottles out, the F.D.A. is encouraging sunscreen makers to get them on store shelves as soon as possible.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com.
Please provide detailed information.
All comments must adhere to the WSAW.com discussion rules.