FDA: Don’t use spray sunscreens on children

The FDA announced last month that it’s investigating the potential risks of spray sunscreens, and until the results are in, spray sunscreens are out.

Dr. Randall Butler of Metro Health recommends against using the spray sunscreen. “I think the primary concern is inhalation and injury of the lungs.”

The FDA is studying whether some of the ingredients the kids are swallowing are harmful.

Consumer Reports is already taking some sunscreen sprays off their approved list. The publication suggests that if you choose to use spray sunscreen on a child, spray it into your hands and lather it on the child.

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