Australian regulator rules ‘not nano’ labelling is illegal

In what may be a world first, Australia’s national sunscreens regulator, the Therapeutic Goods Administration, has ordered a sunscreen company to┬ástop advertising its product as “not nano”. The co-regulatory body of the TGA is not alleging that the...

Proposed sunscreen standards ignore need for nano-labelling

Standards Australia’s new proposal to let companies raise SPF ratings from 30+ to 50+ has been greeted with controversy. The Cancer Council has expressed concern that although extra sun protection offered will be minimal (1.3%), the much higher rating could give...