Areas covered by the code

The Code provides guidance for all the following:

GIFTS AND INDUCEMENTS

BUSINESS COURTESIES

BEHAVIOUR OF REPRESENTATIVES

ADVERTISING

PROMOTIONS

PROMOTIONAL LITERATURE

COMPETITIONS

PRODUCT CLAIMS

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

CONFERENCES AND EXHIBITIONS

PRODUCT TRIALS AND SAMPLES

CONFERENCE PAPERS

USE OF EXPERTS AND CONSULTANTS

CHARITABLE DONATIONS

ETHICAL STANDARDS

 


Areas not covered by the Code

The Code does not apply to any of the following:

NORMAL TRADE PRACTICES

PRODUCT QUALITY ISSUES

PRODUCT SAFETY ISSUES

ADVERSE INCIDENT REPORTS

ISSUES SUBJECT TO LEGAL PROCEEDINGS

Product quality issues, safety issues and adverse incident reports are taken care of by the MHRA and Trading Standards, and the product legislation they operate under.