Babies and toddlers
Having a baby opens up a world of questions for new parents, so we have provided answers and advice for common questions regarding using personal care products on your child.
CTPA's consumer research has found that nearly nine out of ten parents are concerned that the ingredients in their everyday products could impact their children's health. Additionally, more than half (54%) would feel reassured by a better understanding of the ingredients in their products and what they do.
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Safety is the number one priority of the cosmetics industry. ALL cosmetic products placed on the market in the UK, and throughout the EU, are regulated by strict UK and EU legislation to protect those who use cosmetics.
There are three layers to the safety assurance process:
Cosmetics laws requires cosmetic and personal care products to be safe.
The professional Safety Assessor conducts an in-depth safety assessment for every single product before it allowed to be sold.
Products placed on the market are monitored; any adverse reactions are addressed by companies and may have to be reported to the authorities.
The Sense About Science Making Sense of Chemical Stories document explains some common misconceptions about chemicals in everyday life.
 YouGov survey among 2013 UK adults aged 18+ carried out between 1st - 3rd April 2009.