About CTPA

The CTPA represents all types of companies involved in making, supplying and selling of cosmetic and personal care products and, as the voice of the UK industry, we promote best practice and advise companies about the strict legal framework for cosmetics. Representing industry views to the UK government and external stakeholders we also provide information to the media on issues relating to the safety of cosmetic products.

CTPA is a members-only organisation. If you have questions about the legal requirements for cosmetics, please see our FAQs section.

We have a dedicated section for media enquiries, please see our Media Centre.

We also have a dedicated consumer site explaining the science behind cosmetic products and the facts around safety, see

Please note that as a membership organisation, CTPA must prioritise member enquiries.

If your enquiry is not answered through the FAQS, the information on this website or thefactsabout consumer website then please e-mail: [email protected]

We will endeavour to address your enquiry as soon as possible.

The Cosmetic Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA) Limited.
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