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Clariant Chemicals (India) Ltd. Receives cGMP Certification for Roha Plant

Mumbai - India, 03 October 2013 – The Roha Plant of Clariant Chemicals (India) Ltd (CCIL) recently received the global ISO 22716 Cosmetics Good ManufacturingPractice (cGMP) certification. The accreditation signifies the plant’s commitment to ensure dependable products, processes and service at the local level. SQS, ISO 22716 is a leading international testing and certification body which ensures the delivery of products of the highest possible quality by the cosmetics sector and is regarded as the reference standard in the cosmetics industry.

“The Roha site is a strategic site for India, helping us accelerate our business and support R&D to cater to customer demands locally. This recognition has reaffirmed our position in the market and we look forward to strengthening our market presence through execllence,” stated Dr. Deepak Parikh, Vice-Chairman & Managing Director, Clariant Chemicals (India) Limited.

Dr. Alexander Snell, Head of Industrial & Consumer Specialties (ICS) Business, Clariant Chemicals (India) Limited said, “In addition to Roha plant’s dedication to consistent product quality, this accomplishment reiterates our commitment to being a leading partner in the personal care industry through globally consistent products and processes that will support efficient product development. It will also give us an opportunity to grow by localizing the production of various cosmetic products and cater to the needs of our key customers in India.”

cGMP Certified, Roha plant, is now compliant with the international auditable standards which specifies requirements for cosmetic product safety management. In continuation of personal care key raw material manufacturing, the production plant is now ready to support the business at domestic and global level and becomes the third such site in APAC region.

Besides Tangerang in Indonesia site, currently six of Clariant’s cosmetics ingredients production sites are endorsed within the certification – Gendorf (Germany); Mount Holly West in North Carolina(USA); Suzano (Brazil); Tarragona (Spain); Zhenjiang (PR China) and Shizuoka (Japan).


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