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EWG Sunscreen Report Smears Most On Market, Questions Cancer Preventiveness

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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In its annual sunscreen report, the Environmental Working Group says 80% of 1,700 sunscreens analyzed “contain harmful ingredients or offer inadequate protection against dangerous ultraviolet radiation – or both,” and suggests there’s little proof that sunscreens prevent most skin cancer. The Personal Care Products Council slammed the report, characterizing it as “chock full of misinformation.”

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