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Sunscreen Innovation Act Starts Clock Ticking On FDA Review Of TEAs

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Congress passes legislation to streamline FDA’s process for reviewing UV filter TEA submissions. The bill’s passing during Congress’ lame duck session reflects not only bipartisan support, but also lobbying by the personal-care product industry and consumer-health advocates to impose deadlines on FDA for long-sought changes to the OTC drug sunscreen monograph.

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