Sunscreen safety member's bill passes first reading in Parliament

A NZ Herald article.

A member’s bill ensuring all sunscreens on New Zealand shelves meet the current standards and provide the level of SPF it says on the bottle, has passed its first reading in Parliament.

The Sunscreen Product Safety Standard Bill is in the name of National MP Todd Muller.

It would require the Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs to recommend the setting of mandatory regulations under the Fair Trading Act, prescribing a safety standard for sunscreen products.

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