7 Dec 2020

Sunscreens not meeting SPF claims - Consumer NZ

From Morning Report, 8:25 am on 7 December 2020

Five sunscreens have failed to meet their SPF label claims in the latest round of testing by Consumer New Zealand.

Out of the ten products tested, just half met their SPF claim.

New Zealand has one of the highest rates of skin cancer and melanoma in the world, but despite this, there's no requirement for sunscreen manufacturers to test their products.

Consumer New Zealand's Jon Duffy speaks to Susie Ferguson.