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Facts About Fragrance and Allergy

15 December 2015

You can be confident in the safety of perfumes because they are subject to the same strict regulation as all other cosmetic products. Read more...

No Link Between Sunscreen Use and Coral Damage

23 October 2015

Read CTPA’s views on US paper 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...

Daily Mail, BPA and Prostate Cancer

30 July 2015

Bisphenol A (BPA) is not used in cosmetic products. Read more...

SLS Cleanses Skin and Hair Safely and Effectively

23 July 2015

CTPA would like to put the record straight. Read more...

Animal Testing and Cosmetic Products

30 June 2015

Read CTPA’s response to PETA’s claims…. Read more...

Sunscreen labelling

26 June 2015

Read CTPA’s response to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s report… Read more...

Sunscreens and cosmetic ingredients do not reduce sperm quality

18 June 2015

You may have read articles today claiming cosmetic products, including sunscreens, and their ingredients, could be damaging male fertility. Read more...

'Wake Up Don't Fake Up' - be aware of illegal and counterfeit products

18 May 2015

Read about City of London Police's 'Wake Up Don't Fake Up' campaign... Read more...

Sunscreen Labelling - CTPA is Disappointed with Which? Report

14 May 2015

The latest Which? sunscreen survey has recommended two sun protection products as ‘Don’t buys’ after its testing... Read more...

Worried about reactions to hair dye?

20 February 2015

For more information… Read more...

Be aware of illegal and counterfeit products

12 February 2015

The packaging and look of counterfeit products can be almost impossible to tell from the real thing... 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...

New Year – New Hair Colour? Don’t forget to conduct an Allergy Alert Test

08 January 2015

It’s really important to carry out an Allergy Alert Test every time we colour our hair... Read more...

Looking for information about phthalates?

11 December 2014

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


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