Alba Science invites you to take part in a research study for parents/guardians with children between the ages of 0-36 months who are responsible for the application of personal care products on their child.

This study aims to assess which personal care products (baby as well as family products) parents use on their child and which quantity and which context (e.g.: type of personal care products used, times of day products are applied, area of product application,  general usage frequency of personal care products)

This study is being conducted without any treatment or intervention; it is merely for the collection of usage data.

Please note: This study will require 2 visits to the Alba Science test centre, which is located at 24 Broughton Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3RH.

 

The following study groups are currently available:

Group 13

Visit 1 - Monday 09 December 2019
Visit 2 - Monday 16 December 2019

 

Group 14

Visit 1 - Tuesday 10 December 2019
Visit 2 - Tuesday 17 December 2019

 

Group 15

Visit 1 - Wednesday 11 December 2019
Visit 2 - Wednesday 18 December 2019

Expenses: You will be given a £70 cheque in your name on completion of this study.

If you are interested in taking part in this study, please read the study inclusions and exclusions listed below.

STUDY INCLUSIONS

In order to take part in this study, volunteers must:

·          Be a Parent (Mother, Father or Legal Guardian) with a child 0-36 months.  Age verification of the child will be performed by checking government issued identification (e.g.            passport or birth certificate) during screening.

·        Be a Parent (Mother, Father or Legal Guardian) who is at least partially responsible for the application of personal care products on their child.

·        Be a Parent (Mother, Father or Legal Guardian) who regularly uses/applies personal care products (i.e. baby cream, baby shampoo, soap, etc) to their child.

·        Be willing to continue normal usage of each type of product with no change from normal regime or frequency.

·        Be a Parent (Mother, Father or Legal Guardian) who is willing to attend both appointments with all personal care products that they intend to use on their child during the duration   of the study.

·        Be a Parent (Mother, Father or Legal Guardian) who is willing to complete each relevant diary sheet after each individual product usage.

·        Be a Parent (Mother, Father or Legal Guardian) who is able to communicate well with the investigator and to comply with the requirements of the entire study. 

·        Provide written informed consent to participate as shown by a witnessed signature on the Subject Consent Form.

STUDY EXCLUSIONS

You will NOT be eligible for this study if any of the following applies:

·        Child is taking part in any other clinical or usage study.

·        Parent/guardian is unable to provide proof of age for the child.

·        Parent/guardian and child will be on holiday (away from home) during the study period.

·        Child is in day care for more than 3 hours per day.

·        Child spends large quantities of time not in the primary care of parent/guardian subject (i.e. staying with family members/care providers overnight or for extended periods.)

 

If you are interested in taking part in this study please email recruitment@albavolunteers.com or call 08007561046.