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SPF harmonization

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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The International Sun Protection Factor (SPF) Test Method, which sets a basis for harmonized strategy for substantiating claims on sun protection products worldwide, will initially be implemented in the EU, Japan and South Africa, the European Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association announces. The industries, represented by their respective trade associations and joined by the U.S., signed the agreement June 1. More countries are expected to join the agreement, Colipa notes. In the U.S., FDA prescribes a method that differs "slightly," but the U.S. industry "supports and promotes the international method as the appropriate standard that all regulatory frameworks should move towards," Colipa adds. The industries of the four countries also will promote the test method as a standard of the International Standards Organization. In light of the agreement, "consumers can be assured that the same high-quality testing standard has been applied regardless of the country where they buy the products and authorities will have a tool to control the substantiation of SPF claims made by companies," Colipa adds...
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