The rules governing the use of this registration establish a scheme for assessing and rating the degree of protection from ultraviolet radiation transmission provided by Articles that claim to provide human sun protection. The rules certify the Approved Sun Protection Rating of products bearing the certification trade mark by:
- Establishing Approved Testing Methods for assessing the sun protection rating of products;
- Establishing Approved Sun Protection Ratings to be granted to products;
- Establishing Approved Labelling Systems for the labelling of products; and
- Appointing Authorised Testers of products under the rules.