Rulings (7)
  • PCK SKIN (Manchester) Ltd t/a SkinSpaceUK

    • Upheld
    • Email
    • 13 May 2020

    the context of a global pandemic of coronavirus/COVID-19 consumers were likely to understand that … “VIRUSES” included coronavirus. Therefore the ad gave the impression to recipients that … coronavirus/COVID-19. However, the vitamin D medicinal product was indicated for use in patients with

  • The Private Harley Street Clinic

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 22 April 2020

    13 March 2020, was accessed from a link in the menu titled “CORONAVIRUS PROTECTING YOU … AND YOUR FAMILY FROM CORONAVIRUS INFECTION”. The web page was headed with a large image … of a coronavirus particle and the title “CORONAVIRUS” followed by text which stated &ldquo

    could help to prevent coronavirus/COVID-19 were medicinal claims for a product which was not licensed … became infected with coronavirus/COVID-19. They did not believe the ad stated that the IV drip would … page was headed “CORONAVIRUS” and began by stating that the advertiser had

  • Easy Shopping 4 Home Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Internet (OM 3rd party)
    • 04 March 2020

    in February 2020, stated “Coronavirus Anti Corona Virus Vented Face Mask 3M Disposable Respirator, FFP3, Valve, 8835 (1)”.

    the context of widespread news coverage of a developing major outbreak of novel coronavirus 2019 … -nCov, or COVID-19, (coronavirus) in China, with a small number of cases (contracted overseas) having … “coronavirus” in the context of a listing for face masks to mean that the products could

  • REVIV UK Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 22 April 2020

    ;Coronavirus & The Real Pandemic” began “Help protect and prevent against the new strand … of virus (known as the Coronavirus) with a REVIV Megaboost® IV Therapy containing a high dose … treating coronavirus using high intravenous doses of the powerful antioxidant, Vitamin C, with some

    drip could help to prevent coronavirus/COVID-19 were medicinal claims for a product which was not … supplement for the prevention of viral illness, and in the most recent studies for coronavirus/COVID-19 … strand of virus (known as the Coronavirus) with a REVIV Megaboost® IV Therapy containing a high

  • Novads OU

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site), Internet (display)
    • 04 March 2020

    Organization has recently declared the China coronavirus a global health emergency. What’s worse … is that cases of the coronavirus have jumped tenfold. The death toll is 493 and rising. It would

    news coverage of a developing major outbreak of novel coronavirus 2019-nCov, or COVID-19, in China … protect them from being infected by the coronavirus. We noted that Public Health England did not … recommend the use of face masks as a means of protection from coronavirus. We understood there was very

  • Cosmetic Medical Advice UK Ltd t/a Dr Rita Rakus Clinic

    • Upheld
    • Internet (social networking)
    • 22 April 2020

    help to prevent coronavirus/COVID-19 were medicinal claims for a product which was not licensed as a … the IV drips could prevent people from catching coronavirus/COVID-19 or have any direct medicinal … coronavirus was a pandemic. Both ads stated that the clinic was offering an NAD+ IV drip, described

  • Vic Smith Bedding Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Regional press
    • 11 March 2020

    linking concern about the ongoing coronavirus health emergency to nationality and/or race. Vic Smith … outbreak of novel coronavirus 2019-nCov, or COVID-19 (coronavirus), in China, with a small but growing … coronavirus. The ASA understood that, in particular, a number of Asian people had reported receiving

Informally resolved (17)
  • Julia Charles Event Management Ltd

    • 08 April 2020
    • Number of complaints: 1

  • Collagen Aesthetics Ltd

    • 29 April 2020
    • Number of complaints: 1

  • Nuriss Skincare and Wellness Centre Ltd

    • 15 April 2020
    • Number of complaints: 1

  • Good Health Centre

    • 13 May 2020
    • Number of complaints: 1

  • Medichecks.com Ltd

    • 13 May 2020
    • Number of complaints: 1

  • Owlchemy Ltd

    • 29 April 2020
    • Number of complaints: 1

  • Lema (UK) Ltd

    • 03 June 2020
    • Number of complaints: 1

  • The Dog & Duck Outwood (unconfirmed)

    • 17 June 2020
    • Number of complaints: 1

  • Happy Tan Catshill Ltd

    • 29 July 2020
    • Number of complaints: 1

  • FLR Spectron Ltd

    • 22 April 2020
    • Number of complaints: 1

  • The One Stop Miracle Shop Ltd

    • 22 July 2020
    • Number of complaints: 1

  • Easylife Group Ltd

    • 03 June 2020
    • Number of complaints: 1

  • Green Eco Solar Solutions Ltd

    • 06 May 2020
    • Number of complaints: 1

  • G-Star (UK) Ltd

    • 10 June 2020
    • Number of complaints: 1

  • Local Honey Man Ltd

    • 22 July 2020
    • Number of complaints: 1

  • Ideal Shopping Direct Ltd

    • 17 June 2020
    • Number of complaints: 1

  • Hype Competitions Ltd

    • 29 July 2020
    • Number of complaints: 1