Concerning inhalation from spray-on sunscreens

Concerning inhalation from spray-on sunscreens

Ministry of Food and Drug Safety, “Must spray it on the hands when applying on the face.”

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The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety has announced a preliminary legislation about the ‘Cosmetic Act’ and ‘Cosmetic Act enforcement regulation’ for product recovery, announcement and mainly for preparing the details regarding the concerned hazardous cosmetic products. The enforcement of the Cosmetic Act included the need for attention when using spray-on sunscreens.

According to the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety, using a spray-on sunscreen directly to the face brings up safety concerns of sunscreen inhalation. For this reason, they have included a caution that says ‘Must spray it on the hands when applying on the face’ in the amendment of the enforcement regulation.

Reporter Cho Eunhee [ceh@newshankuk.com]