Rulings (4)
  • EnteroMed Ltd

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 27 September 2017

    Two ads for an oral gel, seen in February, March and June 2017:

    a. A web page, seen on www.enteromed.co.uk, describing the uses of Enterosgel, and related linked pages, stated, “ENTEROSGEL as an oral intestinal adsorbent has a capacity to adsorb harmful medium-weight substances such as pathogens, bacterial tox...

  • 24-trending.com t/a Support Diabetes

    • Upheld
    • Internet (on own site)
    • 02 August 2017

    A paid-for social media post for Support Diabetes, seen on 5 April 2017, contained text that stated "Could this #Oximeter be of use to any of your loved ones? #Diabetes #Highbloodpressure. Tag someone you know, this Pulse Oximeter might come in handy! Click Here --> [URL] Click Here --> [URL] Share - This...

  • BioEnergiser Ltd t/a Global Product

    • Upheld
    • National press
    • 14 December 2016

    A national press ad for Sciaticure, published on 30 July 2016. The ad featured the headline "STOP PAIN RIGHT HERE" and showed an image of a woman with a red line running up her leg and back. Text stated "MODERN BACK PAIN RELIEF … pain-free … The independently tested SCIATICURE Accupressure Wrap is the quick-start t...

  • Omega Pharma Ltd

    • Upheld in part
    • Television
    • 23 November 2016

    A TV ad for Urostemol, seen in August 2015, featured an older male actor getting out of bed, while on-screen text stated "Frequent urge to urinate?" and "Often getting up at night?". During this scene a voice-over stated, "Frequent urge to urinate? Often having to get up at night?" and continued "If your bladder con...

Informally resolved (22)
  • Herbalife (UK) Ltd t/a Herbalife

    • 01 November 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)
    Topic: Health conditions, Medicines, remedies and therapies

  • The Vineyard Practice

    • 01 November 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)
    Topic: Health conditions, Medicines, remedies and therapies

  • Transform Yourself

    • 01 November 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)
    Topic: Health conditions, Medicines, remedies and therapies

  • AO Retail Ltd

    • 27 September 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (OM 3rd party)
    Topic: Health conditions, Medicines, remedies and therapies

  • City Cabs (Edinburgh) Ltd

    • 27 September 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)
    Topic: Medicines, remedies and therapies

  • TUI UK Ltd t/a Thomson

    • 13 September 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)
    Topic: Medicines, remedies and therapies

  • Astrids Oil and products LLP

    • 23 August 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (social networking)
    Topic: Health conditions, Animals and farming, Medicines, remedies and therapies

  • Pressplay Ltd

    • 19 July 2017
    • Number of complaints: 3

    Media: National press
    Topic: Health conditions, Medicines, remedies and therapies

  • The Institute of Osteopathy

    • 19 July 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (on own site)
    Topic: Health conditions, Medicines, remedies and therapies

  • Amazon Europe Core Sarl t/a Amazon

    • 15 March 2017
    • Number of complaints: 1

    Media: Internet (display)
    Topic: Medical devices