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Cosmetics products have no link to breast cancer

01 June 2017

CTPA would like to reassure the millions of people who safely use cosmetic and personal care products every day Read more...

Hair dye withdrawal no safety concern

08 February 2016

Product may be withdrawn for different reasons. Find out more about a recent hair dye. Read more...

Cosmetic products do not cause breast cancer – CTPA refutes BCA claims

19 October 2015

Read why we can be confident in the safety of our products…. Read more...

Make-up and menopause – the media gets it wrong!

30 January 2015

You may have read media reports of a new study... Read more...

Looking for information about phthalates?

11 December 2014

Cosmetics are safe to use even if you're pregnant. Read more...

Worried by the ‘scare stories’ on Triclosan?

12 August 2014

It is safe to use in cosmetic products. Read more...

Cosmetic talc – Dr Chris Flower reassures on safety

19 June 2013

New analysis on whether talc may cause ovarian cancer - but no new data and no actual link. Read the facts. Read more...

Does Your Make-up Bag Need a Summer Spruce-up?

26 August 2015

You may have read news reports today about the bugs that could be contaminating old make-up. Read more...

HRT creams are not cosmetic products

27 August 2015

You may have read an article in today’s Daily Mail suggesting “how creams containing oestrogen promise to treat menopause symptoms in your skin”. Read more...


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