Should sunscreens be regulated like medicines?
Sunscreens have been known to prevent skin damage by reflecting, absorbing, and or scattering UV rays
Corals and sea anemones turn sunscreen into toxins – understanding how could help save coral reefs
A new study found that when corals and sea anemones absorb oxybenzone, their cells turn it into phototoxins, molecules that are harmless in the …
Sunscreens damage corals; and this should bother India too
Thailand recently banned sunscreen from its marine national parks; should India follow suit?
Scientists decode how UV rays damage our skin
Ultraviolet rays weaken bonds between cells in top layer of skin and causes damage
US Virgin Islands bans sunscreens harming coral reefs
Banned sunscreens include those containing 3 Os — oxybenzone, octocrylene and octinoxate — known to harm coral reefs
US Virgin Islands approves bill to ban toxic sunscreen
Sunscreens with chemicals — oxybenzone or octinoxate — can cause death among developing corals and increase coral bleaching
US activists, politicians demand FDA reclassify ‘Toxic 3 Os’ used in sunscreen
Oxybenzone, octinoxate and octocrylene pose a threat to public health, marine life and coral reefs, according to latest research
One drop of sunscreen can damage a fragile coral reef system, says report
A chemical found in these creams and lotions not only kills the corals but also causes DNA damage in both adults and larvae