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EPA Issues Fact Sheet on Cosmetics

December 13, 2016

The New Zealand Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has issued a fact sheet for cosmetics. The fact sheet is entitled as Cosmetics - Helping You to Make Safe Choices.

The fact sheet outlines the following:

  • Setting the standard
    • Cosmetics are being regulated under the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms legislation
  • Safety of cosmetics
  • What’s covered and what’s not
  • Read the label
  • Labels
  • Packaging
  • How New Zealand rules compare internationally
  • Nanomaterials in cosmetics
  • Key points

The fact sheet was released on November 1, 2016.

Source URL: Cosmetics - helping you to make safe choices

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