An open door to the British market
In order to guarantee its customers a safe and reliable guide for entering international markets, COMPLIFE is now a member of the British association CTPA.
Representing all types of companies involved in making, supplying and selling cosmetic and personal care products, the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association Ltd. (CTPA) acts as the voice of the UK industry.
Its key roles are:
Promoting the strengths of a well-regulated industry;
Promoting best practices by working with all stakeholders to ensure high quality cosmetic products are made to the highest possible safety standards;
Providing scientific strength and a credible coordinated voice to the UK government, the EU authorities (through our European Association, Cosmetics Europe), the media and other key stakeholders;
Maximising the opportunities for companies to innovate and provide consumers with the choice they demand.
CTPA is an active participator within Cosmetics Europe, the European personal care association, contributing to committees and discussions with the European institutions.
CTPA has day-to-day contact with the key UK Government departments that control the safety and supply of cosmetic products in the UK. CTPA is actively engaging with members and committees about the impact of Brexit and next steps for companies in the cosmetic and personal care industry upon leaving the European Union. CTPA is also working with the UK Government departments to help feed into the negotiation and ensure the key messages from the cosmetics industry are addressed.
CTPA consumer website, www.thefactsabout.co.uk, holds a wealth of information about the science behind products, explaining about safety assessments, ingredient issues and the strict rules governing the safety of such products as toothpaste, hair colorants, sun protection, make-up, fragrance, personal care etc