New sunscreens listed on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) from 10 November 2012 will need to meet the 2012 Standard, which incorporates labelling with a rating of up to SPF 50+ and sets stringent requirements for the broad spectrum performance. Full information for consumers, retailers and industry on the new sunscreen standard has been published on the TGA website. Further details: Sunscreens: information for consumers

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