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Australian regulatory guidelines for sunscreens (ARGS)
This guideline is currently under review.
|Version||Description of change||Author||Effective date|
|V1.0||Original publication||Office of Medicines Authorisation||10/10/2012|
Updated to reflect the changes to the Therapeutic Goods Regulations 1990 by removing references to sunscreens with a claimed SPF of <4 that contain certain human or animal derived ingredients.
Updated the relevant sections by including reference to the recently made Therapeutic Goods (Permissible Ingredients) Determination No.1 of 2015.
Updated the table listing the permitted active ingredients by adding the newly approved sunscreen active Tris-biphenyl triazine.
|Complementary and Over the counter Medicines Branch
OTC Medicines Evaluation
|V1.2||Updated to remove Table 3 - Permitted active ingredients for therapeutic sunscreens and replace with links to the Therapeutic Goods (Permissible Ingredients) Determination||Complementary and Over the Counter Medicines Branch||30/08/2019|