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Consumer Reports advises against spray-on sunscreen for children until FDA completes study

The Food and Drug Administration is looking into spray-on sunscreens, studying them to see if the sunscreens are safe if they're inhaled by children. Until the study is over, Consumer Reports advises parents to stay away from the spray-ons.

Dr. Chitra Dinakar, a pediatrician for Children's Mercy, said sprays of any kind can be an issue for some children. "The concern is that my patient with asthma or allergies can have an asthma attack or just trigger an allergy attack," said Dr. Dinakar.

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Source: FOX 4