EWG Petitions CDC To Conduct Biomonitoring Studies for Common Sunscreen Chemicals

EWG Petitions CDC To Conduct Biomonitoring Studies for Common Sunscreen Chemicals

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

EWG has submitted a petition to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention requesting that biomonitoring of the American public include tests for common sunscreen ingredients. Research conducted by the Food and Drug Administration found that four common sunscreen ingredients absorbed through the skin in amounts that require additional safety consideration. For this reason, biomonitoring for sunscreen chemicals is essential for protecting public health.  Download PDF.