Three sunscreens fail Consumer NZ tests for second year in a row

A Stuff article.

Three sunscreens have failed Consumer NZ’s testing for the second year in a row.

In its first round of sunscreen tests for the summer, the watchdog found a trio of sunscreens didn’t meet their SPF protection claims. Two of those also did not meet broad-spectrum requirements.

A sunscreen’s SPF (sun protection factor) measures protection against UVB rays, and its broad-spectrum provides protection against UVA and UVB rays.

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