Skincare products manufacturer
Founded in Australia in 1953 by Gerald Oppenheim and his wife, Rae. Products are manufactured in Melbourne, Australia, and exported to over 20 countries.
|Ego Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd||AUS||website|
|Ego Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd|
This company uses microbeads in some of its personal care products. These particles are not retained by wastewater treatment so end up in the ocean. While microbeads aren't thought to be a health hazard to consumers, they are a threat to the marine environment.
[Source 2014][More on Oceans]
In 2014 the Therapeutic Goods Administration's Complaints Resolution Panel upheld a complaint about an ad by this company on the grounds that it breached advertising codes. The ad was subsequently withdrawn.
[Source 2014][More on Irresponsible Marketing]
|Company Structure||Family-owned private company|
|Revenue||$87.9 million in 2010|
|# Employees||430 in 2018|
|Address||21-31 Malcolm Road, Braeside, VIC, 3195, Australia|
Products / BrandsEgo Pharmaceuticals
Aqium Hand Wash/Sanitiser
Ego Skin Care
Moov Lice Treatment
QV Skin Care
Sun Sense Tanning Lotions
Sun Sense Sunscreen