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Consumer NZ finds two more sunscreens fail to meet SPF claims – Stuff.co.nz

Testing found a Neutrogena product promising SPF50 had an actal SPF of 36.5.

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Two more sunscreens have failed to live up to their sun protection claims, according to Consumer NZ.
In 2020, the consumer watchdog tested 10 sunscreens and found only five were up to standard.
Consumer NZ chief executive Jon Duffy said its latest test found Neutrogena Beach Defence Water + Sun Barrier Lotion Sunscreen SPF50 returned an SPF (sun protection factor) of 36.5.
It also failed to meet the requirements needed to make a broad-spectrum claim.
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