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"The development of high-power sunlamps, along with clear failures of the sunbed industry to regulate themselves effectively, is putting young people at an even greater risk of skin cancer than we previously thought."
"Product safety standards are there to protect the public and the government needs to step up its regulation of the industry.
England is sadly trailing behind the rest of the UK in this matter. We need proper legislation, covering issues like safety of equipment and health warnings for clients and enforceable through inspections of premises."
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Nine out of 10 sunbeds in England emit ultraviolet radiation levels that exceed current safety limits
P. Tierney, J. Ferguson, S. Ibbotson, R. Dawe, E. Eadie, H. Moseley
British Journal of Dermatology 17 Jan 2013; DOI: 10.1111/bjd.12181
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