UK organisations

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These links are regularly updated but are by no means exhaustive.

Absorbent Hygiene Products Manufacturers Association

Action Against Allergy UK

Advertising Association (AA)

Advertising Standards Authority (ASA)

Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG)

Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI)

British Aerosol Manufacturers Association (BAMA)

British Association of Dermatologists (BAD)

British Standards Institution (BSI)

British Toy and Hobby Association

Breakthrough Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Care

British Skin Foundation (BSF)

Cancer Research UK


Code of Advertising Practice (CAP)

Confederation of British Industry (CBI)

Fragrance Foundation

Hairdressing & Beauty Suppliers Association (HBSA)

International Fragrance Association (IFRA)

Independent Television Commission (ITC)

Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment (INCPEN)

Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (formerly Institute of Packaging)

NHS Choices - Behind the Headlines

Proprietary Association of Great Britain (PAGB)

Science Media Centre
An independent venture working to promote the voices, stories and views of the scientific community to the news media when science is in the headlines.

Sense About Science
Promoting an evidence-based approach to scientific issues.

SEQ Legal
Legal Services for Businesses

Society of Cosmetic Scientists (SCS)

Surgical Dressing Manufacturers Association (SDMA)

UK Cleaning Products Industry Association (UKCPI)

Voice of British Advertising (ISBA)
Provides links to trade associations involved in UK cosmetics and cleaning products