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International Agency for Research on Cancer. IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans. IARC Monograph 100D, Solar and Ultraviolet Radiation. 2012. Accessed at: http://monographs.iarc.fr/ENG/Monographs/vol100D/mono100D-6.pdf on 4/30/2013.

US Department of Health and Human Services. Public Health Service, National Toxicology Program. Ultraviolet-Radiation-Related Exposures. In: Report on Carcinogens, 12th edition. 2011. Accessed at http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/ntp/roc/twelfth/profiles/UltravioletRadiationRelatedExposures.pdf on 4/25/2013.

US Food and Drug Administration. Proposed Rule: General and Plastic Surgery Devices: Reclassification of Ultraviolet Lamps for Tanning, Henceforth To Be Known as Sunlamp Products. Federal Register. 2013 May 9; 78(90):27117-27124. Accessed at: www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2013-05-09/pdf/2013-10982.pdf.

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