FDA regulates cosmetics under the authority of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and, for products marketed on a retail basis to consumers, the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act.
REACH is a European Union regulation concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and restriction of Chemical. It applies to all chemicals - not only those used in industrial processes but also those found in products which we use in our daily lives.
We are the international standards and certification body for the movement to end animal testing for cosmetic, personal care and household/cleaning products. Represented by the internationally-recognised and trusted Leaping Bunny trademark, we certify companies that meet the criteria of our Humane Standards.
The ‘cruelty-free’ certification scheme allows and encourages manufacturers across the supply chain to:
- Offer ethical shoppers a wider choice of products
- Explore non-animal alternatives
- Support efforts to finally end animal testing for cosmetics and household products
ISO 9001 - Quality Management Standard
ISO 9001 is the internationally recognised standard for the quality management of businesses.
- applies to the processes that create and control the products and services an organisation supplies
- prescribes systematic control of activities to ensure that the needs and expectations of customers are met
- is designed and intended to apply to virtually any product or service, made by any process anywhere in the world
SGS ISO 22716 Certification
ISO 22716 is the new guidance for Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for the cosmetics manufacturing industry and describes the basic principles of how to apply GMP in a facility that produces finished cosmetic product. It provides a resource for those organisations interested in implementing the specific requirements of the standard in order to support their business at a domestic or international level within the cosmetics industry.
SA 8000 Certification
Social Accountability International (SAI) is one of the leading global organizations working to advance the human rights of workers around the world.
A common security verification process, resulting in fewer inspections and competitive advantage. The goal of the Global Security Verification (GSV) Program is to help the foreign manufacturing and export community eliminate redundant inspections while maintaining effective security practices within their facilities and across the supply chain.