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UK Sunscreen Labeling Should Employ SPF System For UVA – Research Group

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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Sunscreen products marketed in the UK should carry a sunscreen protection factor for UVA light, according to British medical research group Restoration of Appearance and Function Trust

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