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CTPA Takes Stand Against ‘Free From’ Claims, Urges Focus On Cosmetics’ ‘Positive Attributes’

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In a position paper published on 6 October, the UK cosmetics trade group says “free from” claims can sow confusion among consumers, damage trust in brands and the industry, and lead to safe and effective ingredients no longer being used. In many instances, “free from” claims also may violate UK and EU law, according to CTPA.

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