Home > FDA Basics > Upcoming Events: FDA Basics Webinar on Indoor Tanning: Risks of UV Radiation, Wednesday, May 26, 2 p.m. ET

Upcoming Events: FDA Basics Webinar on Indoor Tanning: Risks of UV Radiation, Wednesday, May 26, 2 p.m. ET

Do you have questions about Indoor Tanning? Did you know that FDA regulates tanning beds?

As part of FDA Basics, FDA is hosting a webinar where you can learn more.  Featured speakers, Sharon Miller, M.S.E.E., FDA Ultraviolet Radiation Expert and Varsha Savalia, M.P.H, FDA Tanning Products Compliance Officer from the Division of Mammography Quality and Radiation Programs, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, will explain what UV radiation is, discuss the risks of UV radiation, and describe steps to reduce the risks associated with the use of tanning beds. After the presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions.

The free 30 minute webinar will be held on Wednesday, May 26, at 2 p.m. ET.

There are a limited number of spots available for the webinar.  Materials from the webinar will also be made available on the FDA Web site.  Click here for more information, including instructions about how to join the webinar.

Afia Asamoah

Transparency Initiative Coordinator

  1. Julie
    May 26, 2010 at 12:19 am

    Wish I hadn’t have missed this one. It is a subject near and dear to my heart. So many uninformed young people today. Now that I have found this site I look forward to more great information.

  2. Tim
    June 14, 2010 at 9:52 pm

    I also wish i had knowledge of this event, my concern is my wife and trying to convince her of the harmful effects of tanning beds i will watch this blog closely for any upcoming events not to miss.

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