NICNAS

AcronymDefinition
NICNASNational Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme
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The "therapeutic sunscreens" (intended primarily for protection of the skin from the sun's UV radiation) are regulated by the TGA, and "cosmetic sunscreens" (moisturizers with SPF of 15 or less, sunbathing products with SPF between 4 and 15, lip balms/lipsticks and makeup products with any SPF) are regulated by NICNAS (ingredients), (9) and the ACCC (labeling).
NICNAS says there is no definitive data on the levels of industrial nanomaterials in Australia as there is no legal requirement on businesses to report these volumes.
Formaldehyde has been classified as a Class 1 carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and is currently being reviewed by Australian Government body, NICNAS, for more stringent human exposure levels.