Regulation for Safety & Confidence Infographic, November 2022

Hygiene, personal care and specialty chemical products are regulated to protect human health, safety and the environment. Australia has a rigorous and independent regulatory system at the federal, state/territory and local government levels.

Australia’s robust regulatory system for our products is outlined in our latest infographic.

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Australia’s Hygiene, Personal Care and Specialty Products Industry: Study reveals the $28.2bn sector is experiencing an upturn in both local manufacturing and jobs, 16 November 2022

View the 2022 EY Report: Hygiene, Personal Care and Specialty Products industry: Economic State of the Industry report

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Accord’s Recognised Ecolabel passes probity audit with flying colours, 27 October 2022

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New FitForFood website helps guide food premises on the right choice of safe and effective cleaning products, August 2022

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Accord BeadRecede Infographic, May 2022

Facts and figures about the successful Australian voluntary industry phase-out of solid plastic microbeads via BeadRecede are summarised in an easy to read form in Accord’s latest Infographic released this May. Highlighted are the other main sources of plastic/microplastic pollution still requiring more targeted policy attention.

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Accord Sustainability and CSR Infographic, April 2022

Accord has released today a one-page infographic profiling our association’s many proactive and voluntary initiatives that have advanced our industry’s contribution to sustainability and social responsibility in Australia.

 

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No time to waste, March 2022

Accord published forward-looking article on small format cosmetic packaging waste stewardship  ‘No time to waste‘ for the Autumn edition of Retail Beauty magazine.

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The Beauty and Personal Care Industry Supports a Global Agreement to Address Plastics Pollution, March 2022

Accord works with international industry colleagues for new Global Industry Position supporting a UN Plastics Treaty

In exciting news for effective but proportionate international policy action to address plastics pollution and promote sustainability, Accord has joined with 36 other sister associations to release a new global industry statement, The Beauty and Personal Care Industry Supports a Global Agreement to Address Plastics Pollution.

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Launch of the Voluntary Industry Code to Support the Australian Ban on Testing Cosmetics on Animals, 28 May 2021

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Industry Statement – New Hand Sanitiser Industry Benchmark, 10 September 2020

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