Artificial Tanning. Community Pediatrics Legislative Advocacy Project. Joshua Langhorne, MD Janienne Kondrich, MD. Tanning industry. ~ $5 billion annually, up from $1 billion in 1992 Fifty thousand tanning facilities in the US 28 million visits per year. Tanning + Teens.
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Legislative Advocacy Project
Joshua Langhorne, MD
Janienne Kondrich, MD
THE MIDDAY SUN
What are the formal stances of various medical organizations?
The WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system.
Supports the enactment of federal legislation to:
What is the current legislation regarding artificial tanning?
DANGER—Ultraviolet radiation. Follow instructions. Avoid overexposure. As with natural sunlight, overexposure can cause eye and skin injury and allergic reactions. Repeated exposure may cause premature aging of the skin and skin cancer. WEAR PROTECTIVE EYEWEAR.
FAILURE TO MAY RESULT IN SEVERE BURNS OR LONG-TERM INJURY TO THE EYES. Medications or cosmetics may increase your sensitivity to the ultraviolet radiation. Consult physician before using sunlamp if you are using medications or have a history of skin problems or believe yourself especially sensitive to sunlight. If you do not tan in the sun, you are unlikely to tan from the use of this product.
N.Y. Public Health Law ch. 573