COSMetic Organic and natural Standard
COSMOS certification allows your organic or natural cosmetics to be commercialized worldwide
The COSMOS certification guarantees:
environmentally friendly production and processing processes respecting also human health.
development of the concept of green chemicals
responsible use of natural resources
respect of biodiversity
absence of petrochemical ingredient ( except for authorized preservatives): parabens, phenoxyethanol, perfumes and synthetic colorants
absence of GMO
It is certification according to the international COSMOS standard or the private Ecocert standard which enables the labelling of your natural or organic cosmetics.
All the products marketed with the Ecocert logo have been verified by our teams: from composition to processing and packaging. Consumers are thus given a transparent information on the content in natural and organic ingredients displayed on the products.
All the ingredients are from natural origin except a restrictive approved ingredients list (including preservatives) autorized in small quantity.
On average, Ecocert certifies products contain 99% ingredients of natural origin.
A beauty care product is COSMOS ORGANIC certified only if:
95% minimum of the plants it contains are organic
At least 20% of organic ingredients are present in the total formula (10% for rinse-off products)
Note: water or minerals are not regarded as "organic" for they are not from agriculture. Since water is a major component of numerous cosmetic formulas, it implies a dilution of the proportion of organic ingredients out of the total of the product. Thus a massage oil which does not contain water may display up to 100% of organic ingredients.
Producers of raw materials, manufacturers, brands or any player of the cosmetics sector can apply for this certification.
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With nearly 30 years of experience for audit and certification of organic products in France and in more than 130 countries, Ecocert is the world's leading specialist in the certification of sustainable practices.
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