What is ISO 22716 -Cosmetics - Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) standard?

ISO 22716:2007 gives guidelines for the production, control, storage and shipment of cosmetic products.

These guidelines cover the quality aspects of the product, but as a whole do not cover safety aspects for the personnel engaged in the plant, nor do they cover aspects of protection of the environment.

The guidelines in ISO 22716:2007 are not applicable to research and development activities and distribution of finished products.


What are the benefits of ISO 22716:2007 Standard?

  1. Integrates the typical requirements for product and process quality Good Manufacturing Practices requirements with other quality guidance, for example as laid down in the prerequisites for ISO 9001

  2. Allows for easy implementation in organisations of all sizes and levels of complexity

  3. Forms an internationally accepted basis for quality and safety compliance in the cosmetic products supply chain

  4. Fosters legal compliance as adopted by regulators around the world

  5. Controls and reduces cosmetic products hazards and promotes continuous improvement throughout the supply chain


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