Johnson & Johnson products to meet NZ sunscreen standards

Sunscreen producer Johnson & Johnson has agreed to only sell sunscreen products that meet the joint Australian/New Zealand standards, after a complaint by Consumer NZ and an investigation by the Commerce Commission. This brings Johnson & Johnson’s testing of sunscreen protection factor (SPF) products into line with other major New Zealand sunscreen retailers.

Read more:

Johnson & Johnson agrees to meet NZ standard for SPF testing (Stuff website, 19 February 2018)

Consumer NZ sunscreen complaint results in action (Consumer NZ website, 19 February 2018)

Related standard

AS/NZS 2604:2012Sunscreen products – Evaluation and classification

Related article

New Standard on sunscreen will protect New Zealanders (Touchstone website, 3 July 2012).

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