FDA seeks comments on insect repellent-sunscreens

February 26, 2007

The FDA is seeking information to formulate a regulatory position on insect repellent products that contain OTC sunscreen ingredients. The agency is considering amending its monograph for OTC sunscreen drug products to add conditions for marketing insect repellent-sunscreen drug products. The insect repellent ingredients in these products are regulated by the EPA. Currently there are about 20 combination insect repellent-sunscreen drug products available for consumers. Written comments may be submitted by May 23 to

The FDA is seeking information to formulate a regulatory position on insect repellent products that contain OTC sunscreen ingredients. The agency is considering amending its monograph for OTC sunscreen drug products to add conditions for marketing insect repellent-sunscreen drug products. The insect repellent ingredients in these products are regulated by the EPA. Currently there are about 20 combination insect repellent-sunscreen drug products available for consumers. Written comments may be submitted by May 23 to