Confaloneri Matite Srl has obtained ISO 22716: 2007 certification (GMP - Good Manufacturing Practices)
ISO 22716:2007 is the international standard for the good manufacturing practices (GMP) for cosmetics. The guidelines for the standard has been approved and accepted by a many global regulatory bodies, such as the International Cooperation on Cosmetics Regulation (ICCR), Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN).
The ISO 22716 standard has been prepared for consideration by the cosmetic industry and take into account the specific needs of this sector. The standard focuses on the production, control, storage and shipment of cosmetic products. These guidelines offer organizational and practical advice on the management of the human, technical and administrative factors affecting product quality.
Good manufacturing practices (GMP) are essential to any organization looking to reduce the risk and liability of their costmetic product that can result from poor handling within their operation.
CCPB has set up a special certification scheme for organic cosmetics.The Production Standard for this scheme contains the minimum requirements for obtaining two types of product: organic cosmetics and cosmetics with organic ingredients, classed according to the raw material content originating from organic agriculture.In order to be called Organic, a cosmetic product has to contain a minimum and the raw materials need to be at 95% organic: in the production it is not possible to use derivatives from petroleum:paraffin, formaldehyde and colourants of synthetic origin. Those ingredients are substituted by vegetal derivates, safer for human health and with more attention to the safeguard of the environment. Certified cosmetics have more affinity with the skin,thanks to the limited presence of synthetic substances and in fact, it is encouraged the use of natural ingredients such as floral waters, vegetable oils, essential oils and phyto extracts best if from organic agriculture. Organic Cosmetics do not contain gmos or synthetic perfumes.
NATRUE is a non profit organisation formed by producers from all over Europe that, in absence of a public european regulation such as the one for agrifood products, has created a standard for Organic Cosmetics, known for being one of the most serious and strict.