Sunscreen Chemicals Found in the Bloodstream: Experts React to New Findings

The benefits of using sunscreen far outweigh any risks, experts stress.
May 24, 2019

Despite the FDA's findings that multiple active ingredients found in sunscreen are present in the bloodstream at amounts that exceed the recommended threshold, dermatologists stand firm that the benefits of utilizing sunscreen far outweigh the risks. Dermatologists call for further research, but emphasize that the FDA findings cannot be correlated to toxicity or pathology. Adam Friedman, MD, Professor and Interim Chair of Dermatology elaborates on the importance of sunscreen to protect against ultraviolet radiation.