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Leading industry consumer health expert joins EWG to head Healthy Living Science team
National Academies urges EPA to evaluate ecological risks of sunscreen UV filters
Edgewell recalls Banana Boat spray sunscreens after detecting cancer-causing benzene
About 75 percent of sunscreens have inferior sun protection or worrisome ingredients
EWG study: UVA protection of most sunscreens only a quarter of touted SPF
FDA says sunscreen concerns remain unaddressed, renews call for safety data
Johnson & Johnson detects cancer-causing benzene in some spray sunscreens
Amazon highlights EWG VERIFIED™ products in Climate Pledge Friendly
Only 25 percent of sunscreens offer adequate protection, no worrisome ingredients
Three-Fourths of Sunscreen Products Offer Inferior Protection or Contain Worrisome Ingredients
As states reopen and Americans leave their homes to venture outside, it's important for them to remember to protect their skin from the sun's harmful rays. Today the Environmental Working Group...
Two-Thirds of Sunscreen Products Offer Inferior Protection or Contain Worrisome Ingredients
Today EWG released its 13th Annual Guide to Sunscreens, which rates the safety and efficacy of more than 1300 SPF products, including sunscreens, daily moisturizers and lip balms with SPF values. EWG...
FDA’s Proposed Sunscreen Regulations Would Be Major Win for Public Health
The Food and Drug Administration today released a proposal for updated sunscreen regulations – a big step toward cleaning up a largely unregulated industry with much-needed reforms that would better...
Two-Thirds of Sunscreen Products Offer Poor Protection or Have Worrisome Ingredients
Today, just ahead of Memorial Day weekend, the Environmental Working Group released its 12th annual Guide to Sunscreens, rating the safety and efficacy of more than 1,000 sunscreens, moisturizers and...
Hawaii to Ban 2 Toxic Sunscreen Ingredients to Protect Fragile Coral Reefs
On Tuesday, the Hawaii state legislature passed a bill that would ban sunscreen products that contain oxybenzone and octinoxate.
EWG’s 2017 Guide to Sunscreens
Just in time for summer, EWG released its 2017 Guide to Sunscreens today, which found that almost three-fourths of the products evaluated rate poorly for skin protection, or have ingredients that...
EWG to FDA: Investigate Practices Used to Boost SPF Values
EWG urged the federal Food and Drug Administration today to investigate whether certain ingredients used in sunscreens to boost SPF values are masking sunburn, the body's main warning sign of skin...
EWG Releases 2016 Guide to Sunscreens
Almost three-fourths of the 750 sunscreens evaluated for EWG's annual Guide to Sunscreens, released today, offer inferior protection or contain worrisome ingredients like oxybenzone, a hormone...
More Than 1.2 Million Visits and Counting to EWG’s 2015 Sunscreens Guide
Consumers are demanding more information about the sun protection products they are using and the chemicals they are putting on their bodies, as evidenced by the overwhelming response to EWG's 2015...
Sunscreen Bill Heads to President’s Desk
EWG applauds Congress for passing a bill that will give Americans better protection from the sun's harmful UV radiation and greater access to safe and effective sunscreens.
Senate Committee Moves Bill To Bring New Sunscreens to U.S. Market
The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions today approved a bill that could bring new and effective sunscreen ingredients to the U.S. market and help reduce the rate of skin cancer.