GMP Cosmetics

GMP Cosmetics


ISO 22716 cosmetics - good manufacturing practices Published in September 2007, ISO 22716 provides guidelines to organisations for the production, control, storage and distribution of cosmetic products. Certification to ISO 22716 allows organisations to demonstrate their commitment to safeguarding quality and safety for their customers and other stakeholders.

The goal of GMP for cosmetic products

Good Manufacturing Practices for cosmetics are described in the ISO 22716 standard and aim to:

  • Validate the compliance of business management system with the requirements of the European Cosmetics Regulation
  • Ensure access to the European market

Please note that Good Manufacturing Practices concern the quality of the cosmetic products. They don’t target the safety of the employees nor environmental protection.



Benefits of ISO 22716


  • Controls  Hazards and Risks– Controls hazards and risks associated with cosmetic products, ensuring continuous improvement throughout the supply chain.
  • Supply Chain Management– As an internationally recognised standard it enables organisations to manage quality and safety compliance in the cosmetic products supply chain.
  • Legal Compliance-Written by cosmetic industry professionals it ensures you comply with international law by looking at regulators around the world.
  • Easy Implementation– Organisations of all sizes and complexity can implement ISO 22716 and it also integrates well with ISO 9001 and BRC Consumer Products.



Consultancy Services Road Map:


  • Gap Analyses
  • Designing, Documentation and Implementation (System Development)
  • Internal Auditing
  • Management Review
  • Certification Process Guidance