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EWG Report Smears Most Sunscreens, Questions Cancer Prevention Efficacy

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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The Environmental Working Group says 80% of 1,700 sunscreens it analyzed “contain harmful ingredients or offer inadequate protection against dangerous ultraviolet radiation – or both,” and doubts that sunscreens prevent most skin cancer. The Personal Care Products Council characterizes the report as “chock full of misinformation.”

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