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Skin Cancer: Tanning Lamp Regulations Proposed For First Time In 30 Years By FDA
Officials from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed that indoor tanning beds should have new warnings ... the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health, Jeff Shuren, said that tanning lamps would be placed in class 2, which are moderate ...
FDA wants cancer warnings on tanning beds
The FDA has regulated tanning beds and sun lamps for over 30 years, but for the first time ever the agency says those devices should not be used by people under age 18. The agency wants that warning on pamphlets, catalogues and websites that ...
FDA proposes tougher regulations on tanning beds
Tanning beds could soon come with a warning label ... director of the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health. Under the proposed change, tanning lamps would be considered class 2 devices, in the same category as CT scanners, which ...
Tanning beds more dangerous than facilities reveal: U.S. study
The cigarette-package-type notices on the beds would also have to say they are not recommended for customers under 18, as many other jurisdictions ... ‘We consider the use of tanning lamps an important public health issue’ The spokesperson wrote ...
U.S. FDA proposes cancer warnings on tanning beds
The FDA has regulated tanning beds and sun lamps for over 30 years, but for the first time ever the agency says those devices should not be used by people under age 18. The agency wants that warning on the devices and pamphlets, catalogues and websites ...
Cancer patient fights tanning beds for teens
Nearly 70 percent of tanning salon patrons are Caucasian women, mostly ages 16 to 29. In a recent survey of adolescent tanning bed users, about 58 percent had burns because of frequent exposure to indoor tanning beds/lamps. Source: American Academy of ...