Technical

Our technical expertise helps you stay informed of regulatory and/or industry changes that may affect you and your organisation. We’re also keen to hear from members about technical issues that may be affecting our industry as a whole.

Got a Technical Question or Concern? We’d love to hear from you! Contact us:
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HOT TOPICS!

Be aware of the latest ‘HOT TOPICS’ affecting our industry!

Environmental Impact of Plastic Beads

Vitamin D and overuse of UV Filters

Are sunscreens damaging the Great Barrier Reef?

Position Papers

The Australian Society of Cosmetic Chemists is a united ‘voice’ on various positions affecting our industry. Our Position Papers provide technical information and the ASCC position on various topics of interest to the community and industry at large. Select a topic below to read the ASCC position on your article of interest.

Environmental Pollution of Cosmetic (and other Plastics) in Waterways

position as at 9th September, 2015​

Cosmetics and the use of Animal Testing

position as at 18th March, 2016

The Use and Safety of Hydroxy Acids in Cosmetics

position as at 9th September, 2015​

The Benefits of Cosmetics/Toiletries

position as at 7th March, 2013​

Packaging & Labelling of Cosmetic & Personal Care

position as at 29th October, 2012​

Preservatives Used in Personal Care Products

position as at 14th January, 2011​

Natural

position as at 14th January, 2011​

Nanoparticles

position as at 11th January, 2011​

Definition of a Cosmetic

position as at 1st August, 2009​

Baby Products

position as at 1st May, 2001

UV Induced Immunosuppression

position as at 31st January, 1998

Substantiation of Cosmetic Claims

position as at 31st January, 1996