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Materials from the Webinar on Indoor Tanning: The Risks of UV Radiation

Do you have questions about Indoor Tanning? Did you know that FDA regulates tanning beds?

On Wednesday, May 26, FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health hosted a 30-minute Webinar on Indoor Tanning and the Risks of UV Radiation.

Featured speakers, Sharon Miller, M.S.E.E., FDA Ultraviolet Radiation Expert and Varsha Savalia, M.P.H, FDA Tanning Products Compliance Officer from the Division of Mammography Quality and Radiation Programs, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, explained what UV radiation is, discussed the risks of UV radiation, and described steps to reduce the risks associated with the use of tanning beds. After the presentation, there was an opportunity to ask questions.

 

Download Indoor Tanning presentation slides (PDF)

Web address for viewing archived presentation with audio (the audio is temporarily unavailable from 1:30 - 2:35):  https://collaboration.fda.gov/p74718462/

 

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