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Clariant achieves Cosmetics GMP certification for all dedicated sites

  • Guaranteed globally-consistent products and processes from 22 global locations to support efficiency of Personal Care customers
Muttenz, November 26, 2014 - Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has successfully completed global ISO22716 and EFfci Cosmetics Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification for all 22 of its dedicated cosmetics 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.

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 cosmetics’ production. They 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 USA.

"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," comments 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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