Face Mask Regulations by Australia’s TGA

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).

Australia’s TGA regulations for cosmetics with sunscreens

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’.