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Safe Use of Triclosan in Cosmetics Products

18 November 2014

Read why we can be confident in cosmetic products containing Triclosan. Read more...

Looking for information about phthalates?

17 September 2014

Read the facts about the safe use of Phthalates in cosmetics. Read more...

Worried by the ‘scare stories’ on Triclosan?

12 August 2014

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

CTPA urges against using home-made sunscreens

23 July 2014

You may have seen online discussions and suggestions on how to make your own sunscreens. Read more...

Plastic Microbeads – use in cosmetic products

19 June 2014

You may have read reports in the media about the use of very small plastic beads Read more...

New sun research provides new information about the sun’s damaging effect on skin

12 June 2014

Why sunscreens are part of a package of important measures to protect your skin. Read more...

All Sunscreens Must Provide the Protection Labelled On-pack

16 May 2014

You may read reports in the media about a new Which? Magazine article that suggests some sunscreens do not provide the sun protection factor (SPF) labelled on-pack. Read more...

Cosmetic products do not contain endocrine disruptors

13 May 2014

You may have read reports of a new study from Denmark claiming a link between some substances used in everyday products, including toothpastes and sunscreens, and the health of human sperm Read more...

Safe use of mouthwash

04 April 2014

CTPA is aware of a study which investigates whether poor oral hygiene is linked to an increased risk of mouth cancers. Read more...

Triclosan – a safe and effective preservative

17 December 2013

You may have read stories that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is looking into how effective the preservative Triclosan is in antibacterial cleansing products. Read more...

Industry Acts on the Preservative MI

17 December 2013

The European cosmetics industry has agreed that this ingredient should no longer be used in leave-on skin care cosmetic products. Read more...

'Make-over' for thefactsabout!

17 December 2013

thefactsabout has had a 'make-over' and some new features which we hope you will find interesting and useful have been introduced... Read more...

BBC Watchdog programme discusses the preservative MI

18 September 2013

CTPA responds Read more...

Are spray tans and DHA safe? Yes!

05 August 2013

Read why this is the case Read more...

CTPA attends BAD conference

11 July 2013

CTPA attends the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) conference discussing the preservative MI Read more...


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