Injectable Sun Tan Products are not Cosmetics
CAUTION:- Any ‘treatment ‘ taken by mouth or injected into the skin is NOT a cosmetic product.
Consumers may be tempted to try tablets or injectable products for sale on the internet that offer a tan.
These products are not cosmetic products and are therefore not within the arena of the CTFA, however, the public must know that they are putting themselves at risk by using oral or injectable items.
Check out the UK link for the warning facts about Tanning Injections :-
Check out the UK link MHRA Regulating Medicines and Medical Devices :-
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