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UVA Critical Wavelength Testing Plus In Vivo Method Recommended By AAD

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In vitro critical wavelength testing should be combined with an in vivo method for determining UVA protec- tion in sunscreens, the American Academy of Dermatology opines in a set of "final" recommendations on UVA sunscreen protection published in the March Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

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