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FDA approves new over-the-counter sunscreen product
Last Update: 2:15 PM ET Jul 24, 2006
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- The Food and Drug Administration Monday approved
a new over-the-counter sunscreen that has a new active ingredient not
previously approved for use in the United States.
The agency approved Anthelios SX, a moisturizer from L'Oreal (12032.FR) that
contains ingredients designed to protect against sunburn from and exposure to
ultraviolet B (UVB) and ultraviolet A (UVA) rays from the sun.
Anthelios SX contains a combination of three active ingredients, including
avobenzone and octocrylene, standard ingredients in sunscreens already
approved for sale in the U.S. The new active ingredient approved for use in
the U.S. in the product is ecamsule. Ecamsule has been marketed in Europe and
Canada as Mexoryl SX since 1993, the FDA said.
Octocrylene is designed to block UVB rays from the sun, while Avobenzone
blocks long UVA rays. The newest ingredient, Ecamsule, or Mexoryl, is
designed to block short UVA rays.
Anthelios will be available sometime this fall and will be sold by L'Oreal's