Clariant achieves Cosmetics GMP certification for all facilities


Chemicals leader has completed global ISO22716 and EFfci Cosmetics GMP certification for all 22 sites

Chemicals leader Clariant has successfully completed global ISO22716 and EFfci Cosmetics Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification for all 22 of its dedicated beauty and personal care ingredients sites, including core-toll manufacturers.

The achievement supports its commitment to offer globally-consistent products and processes to customers in the Personal Care industry, said the company.

The ISO 22716: 2007 Cosmetics GMP and EFfci GMP Standard for Cosmetics Ingredients 2005 ensure deliverance of highest quality products and production standards for the cosmetics and personal care sectors, and fulfil EU guidelines for the production of beauty and personal care products. The certifications are awarded by SQS, the Swiss Association for Quality Management Systems.

All of Clariant’s facilities serving the personal care sector, including core toll-manufacturers, are included within the accreditation. The sites are located in Argentina, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Turkey, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, and the US.

“The personal care sector demands transparency and global consistency of products and processes in order to be efficient in its world-wide product development and production,” commented Ralf Zerrer, Global Head of Strategic Marketing, Industrial and Consumer Specialties at Clariant. “The achievement of Cosmetics GMP certification supports Clariant in providing the assurance we want to give our customers for the innovative and sustainable formulation ingredients and solutions we offer.”

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