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European Sunlight Association

voice of the european indoor tanning industry

European Safety Standards

ESA actively engages with EU policy-makers to define and implement operating standards in sunbed services across Europe, ensuring the highest possible level of safety.

UV and Vitamin D Research

The European Sunlight Association promotes and finances research on the positive and negative effects of UV exposure.

Responsible
Tanning

ESA has developed a European Code of Conduct to guarantee that tanning studios are providing safe and responsible tanning.

Members

The European Sunlight Association (ESA) represents national associations and individual companies. ESA currently has 22 members from 14 countries, of which 13 are EU countries.

news & events


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September 9th, 2020
Scientific Factsheet “Health benefits of moderate exposure to UV radiation”

As a reaction to the Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 pandemic many research teams around the world published data from their clinical and observational studies that have shown positive effects of vitamin D. More specifically, two […]

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September 19th, 2019
White Book “Sunlight and Sunbeds”

This current edition of the White Book provides an overview on the scientific knowledge regarding effects of exposure to the sun and sunbeds, with a focus on UV radiation. Furthermore, it explains the effects on human health […]

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July 26th, 2019
Updated Scientific Overview

In the scientific community, a sheer incredible number of papers are published in fields that are relevant to our industry, for example UV radiation or the synthesis of vitamin D and its’ implication […]

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