In an effort to set the standard in sunscreen safety and effectiveness, the FDA has put regulations on the manufacturing and marketing of all sunscreen products. The FDA has given strict guidelines to manufacturers so that consumers are better informed on a sunscreen productâ€™s benefits.
Janet Woodcock, M.D., Director of the FDAâ€™s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research said, â€œThese changes to sunscreen labels are an important part of helping consumers have the information they need so they can choose the right sun protection for themselves and their families.â€
So effective June 2012, theÂ U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations for over-the-counter sunscreens require that your brand new bottle of sunscreen look something like this:
Smaller and new to market brands like Soleil OrganiqueÂ® have two years to change packaging in compliance with the new FDA requirements. In the meantime, weâ€™ll be working on that and keeping you current on the latest.