Open consultation

Banning the use of microbeads in cosmetics and personal care products

This consultation closes on

Summary

Seeking views on the UK’s proposed ban on the use of plastic microbeads in cosmetics and personal care products.

This consultation is being held on another website

Consultation description

We want to know what you think about our plans to ban the manufacture and sale of cosmetics and personal care products containing microbeads.

We are also looking for evidence of the effect of other sources of microplastics on the marine environment. This will inform future UK actions to protect the marine environment.