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Sunscreen monograph amendment

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

Labeling of sunscreen products introduced after Sept. 1 will need to reflect USP name changes for four active ingredients, FDA says in technical amendment published in Federal Register June 20. Changes were proposed by USP in 2000 based on designations approved by U.S. Adopted Names Council. Proposal was accepted in March 2001, becomes effective Sept. 1. New names include meradimate for menthyl anthranilate; octinoxate for octyl methoxycinnamate; octisalate for octyl salicylate; and ensulizole for phenylbenzimidazole sulfonic acid. Comments on amendment will be accepted until Aug. 19...

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