regarding the use of the tanning appliance by a person who assumes responsibility for
● Persons younger than 18.
● Persons who tend to freckle.
● Persons having abnormal discolored patches on skin.
● Persons having more than 16 moles (2 mm or more) on the body.
● Persons having atypical moles (dened as asymmetrical moles larger than 5 mm in
diameter with variable pigmentation and irregular borders; in case of doubt, seek
● Persons with a natural red hair color.
● Persons whose skin is already sunburned.
● Persons not able to tan at all or not able to tan without burning when exposed to the
● Persons that burn easily when exposed to the sun.
● Persons having a history of frequent severe sunburn during childhood.
● Persons (previously) suering from skin cancer or predisposed skin cancer.
● Persons having a rst-degree relative with a history of melanoma.
● Persons under a doctor’s care for diseases that involve photosensitivity and/or receiving
Cosmetics and medication
Cosmetics and medication can contain substances that can cause a phototoxic reaction if
combined with UV radiation. The phototoxic chemicals occurring most frequently are:
Contact your dealer for a complete list of substances that can cause a phototoxic reaction.
Tanning and your health
The sun, UV and tanning
The sun supplies various types of energy. Visible light enables us to see, ultraviolet (UV) light
gives us a tan and the infrared (IR) light in sunlight provides the heat in which we like to bask.
UV and your health
In moderation UV radiation can have a positive eect on the skin and overall health. Therefore,
it is important to follow the recommendations concerning exposure durations, exposure
intervals and distances from the lamp.
UV-radiation can cause skin or eye damage that may be irreversible. These biological eects
depend upon the quality and quantity of the radiation as well as the skin sensitivity of the
The skin may develop sunburn after overexposure. Excessively repeated exposures to
ultraviolet radiation from the sun or tanning appliances may lead to premature ageing of the
skin as well as increased risk of development of skin tumors. These risks increase with
increasing cumulative UV exposure. Exposure at an early age increases the risk of skin damage
later in life.