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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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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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February 8th, 2019
International Factsheet on Sunbeds

This week, ESA published a Factsheet on UV exposure, sunbeds and tanning including 6 facts you may not know yet. Proper sun care is extremely important, we all agree on that. Yet, exposure […]

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November 30th, 2016
ESA launches European eLearning platform for its members

This week ESA launches its European training platform for sunbed operators and their staff. The new training is compliant with the European Standard EN-16489. Sunbeds are designed to offer a controlled tanning environment. […]

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