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Tell the FDA: We Need Safer Sunscreens Now! ACTION


Health & Wellness  (tags: sunscreen, anatase titanium dioxide, toxins, FDA, research, protection, family, children )

Nancy
- 661 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
Recent studies have shown that anatase titanium dioxide can increase the formation of free radicals when exposed to sunlight and water, and a number of scientists have questioned the safety of their use in sunscreens and other skin products...



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Nancy C. (812)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 12:14 pm
Arkansas (AR) Little Rock 72201 thru 72217
Indiana (IN) Indianapolis 46201 thru 46209
New Mexico (NM) Santa Fe 87500 thru 87506
Texas (TX) Austin 78701 thru 78705
New York (NY) New York 10001 thru 10048
 

Vicky P. (466)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 1:29 pm
noted and signed
 

Joe R. (190)
Thursday March 7, 2013, 8:24 am
Thanks Nancy. Signed and noted.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday March 7, 2013, 9:13 am
previously signed, TU
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Thursday March 7, 2013, 11:41 am
Done
 

Charlie Rush (67)
Thursday March 7, 2013, 3:40 pm
Surely, there is a safer method.
 

Kit B. (276)
Thursday March 7, 2013, 6:53 pm


Thank you for telling the FDA you want safe sunscreens and labeling of nano materials.
 

Robert O. (12)
Friday March 8, 2013, 1:18 am
Thank you for telling the FDA you want safe sunscreens and labeling of nano materials.

Thanks!
 

NICKY MELVILLE (119)
Friday March 8, 2013, 2:40 am
Thanks Nancy.. Signed and noted. This is a very important issue.. Here in Australia, where people slather on kilos of sunscreen, they nearly ALL contain Titanuim Dioxide.. Even the ones that claim they are safe!! The very few sunscreens that DON'T contain it are very expensive, so I checked on the back of some of the sunscreens for babies and young childre, as they were cheaper and I felt sure they would NOT contain those toxic substances... WRONG!!!!!!!!!!!
 

Jaime A. (35)
Friday March 8, 2013, 1:32 pm
Done, thanks.!!
 

Lisa Neste (710)
Friday March 8, 2013, 1:58 pm
Thank you for telling the FDA you want safe sunscreens and labeling of nano materials.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Friday March 8, 2013, 2:21 pm
message sent
 

Birgit W. (152)
Friday March 8, 2013, 2:33 pm
I am not sure if we really need different kind of sun screens at all. It is just mostly money making anyway. Companies will just ask for more money, give it a different name, and the sun screen will be just the same.
 

Ann L. (27)
Friday March 8, 2013, 5:49 pm
Signed.
 

Joy Wong (76)
Friday March 8, 2013, 7:04 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Winn Adams (205)
Friday March 8, 2013, 7:07 pm
Signed
 

Esther Z. (96)
Friday March 8, 2013, 8:37 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Helen Porter (40)
Friday March 8, 2013, 9:17 pm
I don't trust sunscreen. I carry a golf umbrella, huge~~~~~~

and I eat almonds every day to prevent cancer. Doctor verified that it does and even
heals cancer.
 

Latoya Brookins (23)
Friday March 8, 2013, 11:12 pm
signed

Sunscreen shouldn't be like chemo. The cure being nearly as deadly as the thing it's supposed to combat.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 5:41 am
Luckily for us most people don't use it.
 

Elizabeth M. (68)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 9:08 am
N/S gladly Nancy. And just think after slathering on the body, a person decides to go swimming in the ocean - it gets washed off and effects our precious oceans.
 

Hugo L. (264)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 10:05 am
Noted and signed, thanks Nancy.
 

. (0)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 11:59 am
done
 

Cheriann P. (17)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 1:44 pm
Noted and signed. L♡ve ☮ Peace.
 

Michela m. (3955)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 3:19 pm
S&N
 

Lois Jordan (58)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 6:07 pm
Message sent. Noted. Much thanks, Nancy.
 

Carol H. (229)
Sunday March 10, 2013, 6:56 am
signed and noted
 
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