Recently, FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has warnings active ingredients in sunscreen can be blood absorption. This will cause harm to the health of users?
Undeniably important role of sunscreen in skin health care per day.
But recently a new report published in the Journal of the Medical Association that these active ingredients in sunscreens can be dangerous for the user because the blood can absorb the active ingredient in this product.
Absorption method is explained as follows: The ingredients in sunscreen goes through the skin, and then accumulates and gradually penetrates into blood sugar. This information raises concerns about the sunscreen will cause many implications for reproductive health. Even essays accompany this report also said sunscreen increases the risk of causing cancer.
In a new study, the scientists of the FDA has conducted research the side effects of sunscreen on 24 healthy people aged 24. They tested four different types of sunscreen. Including 2 types of sprays, lotions and form one kind of a sunscreen alone. Each type of topical 4 times / day in 75% of the body surface. Experiments conducted over four consecutive days.
Then, the participants tested were blood samples taken to determine blood components. The result is that blood has a significant amount of 4 key ingredients in sunscreens are avobenzone, oxygen benzone, ecamsule and octocrylene.
According to the FDA, any of the compounds in sunscreen must undergo toxicity studies can cause health problems for users as reproductive function and development, cancer. The maximum absorption index level allows extremely small (about 0,5nanogam / milliliter) but from the results of the trials show that the ingredients in sunscreens are at greater FDA standards. Even with these products exceeded 6 to 8 times.
These data led the researchers confirmed the association between sunscreen active ingredient and the absorption capacity of the blood.
However, we should also look at the useful effect of sunscreen to not extreme reaction to this type of product. Moreover, tests are only performed on those aged 24. What is more important sunscreen ingredients are found in the blood only exist in one week.