Report: Nearly two-thirds of sunscreens on market likely unsafe

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The Environmental Working Group finds that nearly two-thirds of sunscreens on the market don't do the job and are likely unsafe.

RELATED: Study: Certain sunscreen chemicals enter bloodstream at dangerous levels after one day

According to the group, the lotions either contain oxybenzone, which is a chemical linked to hormone changes in men and shorter pregnancies in women – or they don't meet FDA standards for UVA protection.

The group looked into more than 1,300 products on the market.

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