Sensible Sunscreen Alliance

The Sensible Sunscreen Alliance supports access to all FDA-approved sunscreens as an important skin cancer prevention tool. Given the importance of sunscreen for public health and the lack of conclusive data about its impact on the environment, lawmakers must not create additional barriers for consumers to choose safe, effective and FDA-approved sunscreens to protect themselves against skin cancer and other damage from sun exposure. To impose such restrictions on access to sunscreen may lead to less use of sunscreen and places hypothetical risk to the environment above known risk to human health.

Mom and children fishing in the sun
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PASS Coalition
Public Access To Sunscreens

Hawaii Skin Cancer Coalition logo
Hawaii Skin Cancer Coalition
Retails Merchants of Hawaii logo
Retail Merchants of Hawaii
Hawaii Food Industry Association logo
Hawaii Food Industry Association
Hawaii Dermatology Society logo
Hawaii Dermatological Society

Researchers

Kevin Cassel, PhD, MPH

Doug Fenner, PhD

Lynker Technologies, LLC, Contractor
NOAA Fisheries Service
Pacific Islands Regional Office, Honolulu

Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH

George A. Weiss University Professor
Perelman School of Medicine and School of Nursing
University of Pennsylvania

University of Hawaiʻi Professor,
1993-2004

Dermatologists

Dr. Summer Chong
Dermatologist

Dr. Miki Garcia
Dermatologist

Dr. Carla Nip-Sakamoto
Dermatologist

Dr. Greg Sakamoto
Dermatologist

Dr. George Martin
Dermatologist

Dr. Robert Shapiro
Dermatologist

Dr. Patrick Ellison
Dermatologist, Mohs Surgeon

Dr. Mika Yamazaki
Dermatologist

Skin cancer survivors

Mindy Damhave Clepper
Skin cancer survivor

Brad Dang
Skin cancer survivor

Rick Varley
Triathlete & skin cancer survivor

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