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Media Release - ACCC warns suppliers of children's make-up

 

17 Dec 2003

 

Thirty-one children's cosmetics products have been withdrawn from sale after recent Australian Competition and Consumer Commission surveys.

"These products were not properly labelled and may pose risks for children who are allergic to particular ingredients", ACCC Deputy Chair, Ms Louise Sylvan, said today. "Suppliers must correctly label all products or potentially face court action by the ACCC".

The withdrawn products include: Disney Compact; Galt Make-A-Face; Expressions Accessory Set; Face Paints; and a wide range of temporary tattoos....
 

View complete media release on ACCC website >>

 

About NICNAS

The National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) operates under the Commonwealth Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989.

NICNAS is a statutory scheme within the portfolio of the Minister for Health and Ageing. Its approach to the scientific assessment of chemicals covers toxicity, exposure and use to assess the environmental, public health and occupational health and safety risk. For more information see the web site www.nicnas.gov.au
 

Further information

Nick Miller, NICNAS, (02) 8577 8810 or 0407 228 285
 

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