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CANSA Seal of Recognition – Protection Category

Emthunzini Hats a CANSA SunSmart Choice

Emthunzini Hats, established in 2009, sell a fashionable range of sunhats for men, women and children, designed in Australia, to give serious sun protection while still looking good. It’s essential for everyone to protect their skin every day of the year. It’s a sunny life, wear your hat! While being fashionable & suitable for the entire […]

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Published: 5 Dec 2015 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Seal of Recognition - Protection Category, SunSmart

Are CANSA Seal of Recognition Sunscreens Effective in Reducing Cancer-Risk?

CANSA recommends chosing a sunscreen with a UVA and UVB protection and SPF of at least 20 to 50 – and preferrably 30 to 50 for fair to very fair skin. As part of our responsibility towards the public and as cancer Watchdog, we will only release objective and comprehensive information enabling the public to […]

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Published: 8 Jun 2015 | Last Updated: 11 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Seal of Recognition - Protection Category, SunSmart

Video: Protect Young Skins from UV rays the SunSmart way with UV suits

Thank you M-Net & DSTV for helping to promote CANSA SunSmart awareness! See below to view infomercials. Protect young skins from UV rays the SunSmart way with UV suits. Read more about CANSA’s SunSmart campaign. Infomercials: 1min50s: 30 seconds: 15 seconds:

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Published: 9 Dec 2012 | Last Updated: 12 Jul 2021
Categories: CANSA on the Move for the Youth, CANSA Seal of Recognition - Protection Category, SunSmart

Efficacy of Clicks Sunprotect Sunscreen Products

Clicks Sunprotect, endorsed by CANSA since 2009, is a range of sunscreen products that has been manufactured exclusively for Clicks for the past four years and complies with current South African National Standards (SANS 1557:2009 Edition 3).  Sunprotect products protect from both UVA and UVB rays, and carry the CANSA Seal of Recognition.  They have […]

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Published: 26 Oct 2012 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Seal of Recognition - Protection Category, CANSA's Seal of Recognition, SunSmart

CANSA on Efficacy of Sunscreen Available in South Africa

CANSA SEAL OF RECOGNITION (CSOR) 31 August 2012 – Since 2005 all sunscreen bearing the CSOR had to have a sun protection factor (SPF) of 20 minimum and 50 maximum. It had to provide broad-spectrum protection against UVA & UVB in a ratio of 0.4/1; meet sunscreen standards as determined by the SABS i.e. SANS […]

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Published: 2 Sep 2012 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Seal of Recognition - Protection Category, CANSA's Seal of Recognition, SunSmart

Sunscreens – despite questions re optimal UVA protection – still reduce skin cancer risk

In response to the recent UVA concerns and in an effort to get an idea of the levels of UVA protection provided by sunscreens locally, the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) commissioned the testing of a sample of sunscreens drawn from various local and international brands, and included some CANSA Seal-bearing sunscreen products. The […]

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Published: 29 Aug 2012 | Last Updated: 9 Mar 2021
Categories: CANSA Seal of Recognition - Protection Category, CANSA's Seal of Recognition, SunSmart

Published: 12 Mar 2012 | Last Updated: 12 Jul 2021
Categories: CANSA Seal of Recognition - Protection Category

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