Sunscreen bans: Coral reefs and skin cancer

@article{Raffa2019SunscreenBC,
  title={Sunscreen bans: Coral reefs and skin cancer},
  author={Robert B Raffa and Joseph V. Pergolizzi and Robert Taylor and Jan M. Kitzen},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics},
  year={2019},
  volume={44},
  pages={134 - 139}
}
Hawaii will ban two major ingredients of sunscreens. This article reviews the reasons and future directions. Hawaii recently enacted legislation that will ban the use of two major ingredients of the majority of commonly used sunscreens. The reason for the ban is the ingredients’ putative deleterious impact on marine ecosystems, particularly coral reefs. But sunscreens also save lives by decreasing the risk of UV‐induced skin cancers. We review both sides of the issue and potential implications… 
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