Non-sterile face masks are regulated as medical devices under the Therapeutic Goods Act of 1989. Importation, distribution or exportation of any goods are required to be included in the ARTG (Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods).
In Australia, cosmetics that contain sunscreens (UV filters) are regulated by the Health Authority Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). The cosmetic can only be approved for market if it meets the legal definition of either ‘therapeutic’ or ‘cosmetic’.
Freckle and whitening cosmetics are mainly used to reduce skin epidermal pigmentation or help skin whitening and whitening. New regulation have been implement to have ore over site of cosmetic products and prevent serious adverse effects.