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FDA Proposes Tougher Warnings for Tanning Beds
Date:5/7/2013

ially since the rise in skin cancer, especially in young people, has been documented. I hope that this legislation keeps more sunlamps off the shelves and away from consumers."

Dr. Jennifer Stein, assistant professor of dermatology at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City, agreed, calling the reclassification of tanning beds "an important step in making the public aware of the dangers of tanning beds."

She said that "indoor tanning damages the skin and is associated with skin cancers, including melanoma -- a potentially fatal form of skin cancer. Fortunately many states have passed bans on tanning bed use in minors. We have seen an increase in skin cancers among young women who have used tanning beds."

The American Suntanning Association, a trade association of tanning salons, issued this statement Monday evening: "The professional sunbed community has not had any input in this preliminary proposal thus far. We remain dedicated to sunburn prevention and look forward to working with the FDA to improve consumer protection and to assure that all information regarding indoor tanning is in accordance with the science."

The FDA's reluctance to impose an outright ban on access to tanning beds for minors runs counter to a decision from an advisory panel the FDA commissioned to look at the issue in 2010. That ruling advocated barring minors from using tanning beds, or at least requiring parental consent.

In the same year, the American Academy of Pediatrics also came out in favor of a ban on tanning bed use by people under the age of 18. "Pediatricians should support and advocate for legislation to ban access to tanning parlors for children younger than 18 years," the AAP said in its policy statement.

The AAP also noted that other organizations, including the World Health Organization, the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Dermatology, already support such a ban.

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