For companies manufacturing cosmetics products, new European legislation has been in force since July 2013. This means that every cosmetics product must meet strict safety criteria, including the important ISO 22716 norm. To comply with these criteria, a thorough quality management system (QMS) is crucial.

QbD advises and supports cosmetics manufacturers in setting up their cosmetics QMS from scratch or optimising an existing QMS. Our cosmetics quality experts have an extensive knowledge on relevant legislation and guidelines, like ISO 22716. These Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for the cosmetics industry offer guidelines for the production, control, storage and shipment of cosmetic products. The guidelines constitute practical development of the quality assurance concept for cosmetics, through description of plant activities, based on sound scientific judgement and risk assessments. The aim of the GMP guidelines is to define activities to help manufactures produce a product that meets defined quality characteristics.


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