Protect your Pets
March 25, 2017
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Pets need zinc-free sunscreen due toxicity, one for human babies or sensitive skin will safe, check label!

FDA warns pet owners on Fluorouracil, the proven skin-cancer cream in cases of squamous cell carcinoma and basal cell carcinoma, Dr. Tom Rohrer, a dermatologic surgeon and board member of national organizations including the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery said the drug is "a very safe, very effective medication that prevents skin cancer and stops pre-cancerous skin before they become skin cancer.  We will have to make special recommendations to keep it away from pets and to wash their hands before petting their pets."  FDA recommends patients safely discard or clean any cloths or applicators used when applying the cream. It's also important to make sure clothes, carpets, floors and furniture contain no creamy residue. Hands must also be cleaned after using the cream, read full article details here.