Download this free, 104-page Labeling Playbook jam-packed with strategies for success, best practices, and pitfalls to avoid.
Learn more >>
Article |

Sunscreen labeling

Consumers may not realize that there are no official government standards for sunscreen protection and its labeling. Proposed rules issued by FDA, which treats sunscreen as an OTC product, have become de facto guidelines adopted by sunscreen manufacturers, with compliance high.
FILED IN:  Machinery  > Labeling

FDA officials admit they have chosen to allocate their limited resources to approving OTC drugs that pose more imminent health risks. But growing public awareness of potentially excessive sun exposure may generate pressure for final rules on how much protection can be claimed on product labels. Still to be worked out are how claims should be worded and how to harmonize U.S. rules with those of other countries.

Related Sponsored Content

The 2014 Trends Report
Sign up to receive timely updates from our editors and download this e-book consisting of our editors' picks of most notable package designs. Updated for 2014!


Don't miss intelligence crucial to your job and business!
Click on any newsletter to view a sample. Enter your email address below to sign up!
Each newsletter ranges in frequency from once per month to a few times per month at most.