Publications

Cosmetic subscription services compliance

A report on a survey to assess compliance with the Trade Practices (Consumer Product Information Standards) (Cosmetics) Regulations 1991 by online cosmetic subscription services.
Date published: 
28 Oct 2015

Formaldehyde in false eyelash glues supplied in Australia

A report on a survey to assess the presence of formaldehyde in false eyelash glues.
Date published: 
1 Aug 2015

Micobiological contamination of costmetics for use around the eyes

A report on a survey of microorganisms in cosmetics used around the eyes.
Date published: 
1 Jul 2015

Ingredients labelling on cosmetics: supplier guide

This guide provides a summary of labelling requirements for cosmetics.
Date published: 
20 Jun 2013

Safety of do-it-yourself teeth whitening products

Provides information for consumers about hydrogen peroxide and carbamide peroxide in DIY teeth whitening products for use at home including hazards associated with their use.
Date published: 
31 Jul 2012

Chemicals in cosmetics

Alerts suppliers of cosmetics including hair products about the use of chemicals in cosmetics including the ingredient labelling requirements.
Date published: 
15 Jun 2011

Formaldehyde in cosmetics including hair products

Alerts suppliers of cosmetics including hair products about the safe limits of 'free formaldehyde' in cosmetics, as well as the ingredient labelling requirements.
Date published: 
15 Jun 2011

Consumer protection notice No. 22 of 2011 – Warning notice (Keratin Complex Intense RX)

"Keratin Complex lntense Rx", ionic keratin protein restructuring serum for hair, in 50 ml containers sold in Australia between July 2010 and February 2011.
Date published: 
11 May 2011