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Clariant Awarded Cosmetics GMP Certification for Indonesia Site

  • Latest site endorsement within Clariant’s global Cosmetics GMP certification
  • Reinforces commitment to international standardization of processes for global products for personal care customers
  • Supports more efficient product development by customers

Muttenz, February 5, 2013 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has achieved ISO 22716 Cosmetics Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification for its cosmetics ingredients site in Tangerang, Indonesia. The site is the eighth Clariant location to be endorsed with the cosmetics industry reference standard.

This latest accomplishment reinforces the company’s on-going commitment to support the personal care sector with guaranteed globally-consistent products and processes. Awarded by SQS, the Swiss Association for Quality Management Systems, the global ISO 22716 Cosmetics GMP ensures deliverance of highest quality products and production standards by the cosmetics sector, and also fulfils EU guidelines for cosmetics production.

Eight cosmetic ingredients’ production sites spanning Brazil, China, Germany, Indonesia, Spain and USA have so far been approved within the global ISO 22716 Cosmetics GMP certification accredited to Clariant in December 2012. Authorization for Clariant’s eight remaining locations serving the personal care sector should be finalized by the end of 2013.

“Clariant is committed to being a leading partner for the personal care sector,” comments Mauro Bergamasco, Head of Global Marketing Business Unit Industrial & Consumer Specialties. “The extension of ISO 22716 accreditation to Indonesia and across the rest of our sites is official testimony to our ability and dedication to provide not only exciting and sustainable innovations, but the transparency and consistency that our customers need to be efficient in their local operations and new product development.”


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