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Sunscreens regulation basics
28 July 2021
- About sunscreen regulation
Primary sunscreens (products used primarily for protection from UV radiation) some secondary sunscreens (e.g. moisturisers containing sunscreen with SPF greater than 15) are regulated as therapeutic goods by the TGA.
- How the TGA regulates sunscreens
Sunscreens classified as therapeutic goods are (unless exempt) required to be included in the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) before they can legally be marketed in Australia.
- Sunscreens: information for consumers
Information about SPF ratings, using sunscreens, sunscreen regulation, and nanoparticles in sunscreens
- Information on updates to the Australian New Zealand Sunscreen Standard
Information about updates to the Australian New Zealand Sunscreen Standard