Why join the CTPA?
The Cosmetic, Toiletry & Perfumery Association (CTPA) is widely regarded by government, European and international stakeholders and the media alike as the credible voice of a responsible UK industry. Members include brand owners, manufacturers, distributors, ingredient suppliers, contract laboratories and retailers and all sizes of companies supplying the UK market.
CTPA membership gives you access to our experienced regulatory, scientific and technical staff to help you market safe, effective products that provide a wide range of consumer choice both in the UK and overseas. Membership provides you with peace of mind with easy access to :
- up-to-date legislative references;
- guidance on compliance;
- confidential one-to-one advice;
- advice on best practice;
- advance knowledge of upcoming changes;
- global updates on key issues;
- media and consumer information;
- 24/7 online resources accessible worldwide.
Read more about key benefits of membership. To apply for membership click here.
Industry Recommendation on the
Getting Help on the European Cosmetic Laws
11 July 2013 saw full implementation of the new EU Cosmetics Regulation ((EC) No. 1223/2009), the cosmetic legislation framework in Europe. New requirements for central notification, revised safety assessment reports, revised labelling, new obligations on the distribution chain and monitoring and reporting of SUEs are amongst the key provisions of the new Regulation.
Are you fully up to speed with all the requirements? The CTPA is running a detailed two-day event for members, non-members and trading standards on the practical issues of the new requirements of the EU Cosmetics Regulation. The event will highlight key implementation variances across the EU and will also be an opportunity to hear about expected changes in the future. Speakers will include experts from CTPA, Cosmetics Europe (Gerald Renner, Director of Technical Regulatory Affairs) and Trading Standards (Richard Knight, Specialist Trading Standards Officer – lead for cosmetics).
Click here for more details and a booking form.
The CTPA works closely with Cosmetics Europe, the European personal care association to provide industry guidance the EC Cosmetics Regulation. Many of our own guidance documents are available to members to download free of charge. Non-members may also purchase selected publications via our Guidance for Industry section.