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Trading Standards referrals

The following advertisers have been referred to our legal backstop, Trading Standards. The ASA can and will refer cases to Trading Standards when a marketer is unwilling or unable to follow our rules and our self-regulatory sanctions have not brought them into line.

If you wish to make a complaint about one of these advertisers, please contact the ASA and your complaint will be passed to Trading Standards. 

See our Trading Standards enforcement leaflet for examples of the sanctions available to our legal backstop, Trading Standards.

Advertiser name Trading as Product name  Status Date referred
Electronic Healing Electronic Healing BobBeck Protocol / Liquid Oxygen Drops Prosecuted May-14
The Linden Centre  The Linden Method  The Linden Method  Now in Primary Authority Partnership Aug-14 
Attitude Holidays  Attitude Holidays Ltd  Holidays  Website taken down Aug-14 
Kidz 5 A Day Limited  Kidz 5 A Day Limited  Powdered Drink Ceased trading  Aug-14 
Systek Marketing Group  Prospect Email  Email address lists  Website taken down Aug-14 
ATN-UK Company Amber Teething Necklaces Website taken down  Aug-15 
Bamboo Textiles  Bamboo Textiles Referred Aug-15 
Cascade Financial Ltd  Financial  Website taken down  Aug-15 
Howard Bult  Howard Bult  Bowen Therapy  Trader now compliant Aug-15 
Fitalifestyle  Liquid Chlorophyll Referred Aug-15
Kitchen Factory Ltd,, and  Kitchens Websites taken down Aug-15
LifestrengthUK  LifestrengthUK Lifestrength wristbands  Website taken down Aug-15
Live Blood Test  Errol Denton Live Blood Test  Referred Aug-15
London Natural Therapies  Live blood  Trader now compliant Aug-15
Paul Godber  IronHorseHouse (IHH)  Software add-ons for a train simulator game  Website taken down Aug-15
Philip Martin's  Philip Martin's  Philip Martin's Organics  Website taken down Aug-15
SeaMaple (HK) Ltd Formal dresses  Website taken down Aug-15
Sonic Reflex Waterboost  Waterboost  Trader now compliant Aug-15
The Tanning Hut  Sunbeds  Trader now compliant Aug-15
Tiny Tinklers Amber teething necklaces Website taken down Dec-15
Dr Alyssa Burns Hill Hormone Testing and Holistic Health Advice Referred Jan-16 
Finitro Finitro Finitro Forte Plus Trader now compliant Feb-16

Laptop Batteries Website taken down Jun-16
Kitchen Units Cardiff Kitchens Website taken down Jun-16 Inc Dresses Website taken down Jul-16
XT-Tec Ltd Laptop Batteries Website taken down Aug-16
Sarah Burt The Broadstone Clinic of Complementary Medicine
Trader now compliant Aug-16
Crystal Healing Light Ltd Crystal Healing Light Crystal therapy Website taken down Sep-16
Chinese Clinics (Balham) Ltd
The Chinese Clinic
Traditional Chinese medicine
Website taken down Sep-16
-Limit Ltd “Copycat” website Referred Oct-16
Ron Prescott ND, & Alternative therapies Referred Sep-16
Easy Consulting SL
Direct Resorts International
The Ultimate Holiday Package
Holiday accommodation
Referred Nov-16
Meridian Consumer Research Private Ltd, Call forwarding service
Trader now compliant Nov-16
Halcyon Bracelets
Halcyon Bracelets
Halcyon copper bracelets
Referred Jan-17
Zeetech Services Ltd
Canterbury Spine and Health Practice
Chiropractic Services
Referred Jan-17
Dr Jin
Traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture, Foot reflexology
Trader now compliant Jan-17
Nature's Range Ltd
Nature's Range
ProstEase, JointEase, Pernol


traditional Chinese medicine
traditional Chinese medicine

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