What does Australian Allergy Certified represent? Free of harmful hormone-altering chemicals, and ingredients that may affect allergy suffers and teenage development. Identifying products that are free from chemicals commonly known to trigger asthma, allergies and skin irritation is the first choice for allergy suffers, the sick or elderly, teenagers, babies and young children alike. Key Allergens are excluded, restricted and/or products are clinically tested to confirm the formulation is made safe® for allergy sufferers. Where products meet this criteria they are awarded the Australian Allergy Certified™ seal.
+ The Australia Allergy Certified criteria™ is a document base review that assesses chemicals in a given product, and the suitability of the combined use of chemicals. See the list of Key Allergies that are published in A-Z order in the next column. Chemicals are excluded and/or restricted from products that carry the Australian Allergy Certified™ seal of approval.
+ Where restrictions apply, the percentage of individual ingredients are confirmed by clinical tests and/or reports submitted from a formulation specialist. Brands are required to meet SCA's restrictions and submit documentation that confirms their formulations are compliant and eligible to be awarded the Australian Allergy Certified™ seal of approval. Brands sign a binding agreement to exclude and/or restrict chemicals published under Key Allergens.
+ What are the top 10 common allergies?
5. Colourants, Synthetic coal tar dyes
7. Dust mites
9. Insect bites
10. Wheat, gluten
Safe Cosmetics Australia has done the research and cut through green washing hype. The following chemicals are Not permitted for use in cleaning & household products that are accredited by SCA's Key Allergy standard. The *star indicates restricted use, documentation &/or clinical test results are required where the formula utilises key allergens.
Published in A-Z Order:
*Star indicates restricted use
Australian Allergy Certified™ household products are formulated free of key allergens, where the *star indicates safe use restrictions. All fragrances are restricted to less than <2.5% combined total usage for products that are not applied directly to the skin, made safe®
for allergy sufferers. Free of palm oil, synthetic irritants, synthetic
dyes and colours. Formulated without potentially harmful chemicals that
are known to trigger allergies.