A group of researchers has called on the Food and Drug Administration to pull certain popular sunscreen brands after they said they’ve found evidence of a potential cancer-causing chemical.
Sunscreens containing two harmful petrochemicals, avobenzone and octocrylene, would be banned from sale in Hawai‘i under a bill passed today by the Hawai‘i Senate.
This bill follows a 2018 law banning oxybenzone and octinoxate sunscreens. Studies show that all four of these petrochemical sunscreens are toxic to human health, coral reefs and marine species.
Researchers have discovered links between chemicals that are widely used in cosmetic and personal care products and changes in reproductive … More