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Information Failure - Sunscreen Labelling

Geoff Riley

26th June 2015

A new report has found that there is deeply embedded information failure affecting consumers of sunscreen lotions, In a survey of 2,000 UK adults, one in five was unaware that the SPF rating does not mean protection against all sun damage - only that from UVB rays. Both UVB and UVA rays from the sun can cause skin cancer. Read more about this example of information failure here http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-33272420

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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