The International StandardISO 22716specifies requirements for the Implementation Rules of Good Manufacturing Practices for all companies producing cosmetic products placed on the European market.The ISO 22716 standard describes an approach to the management system which includes the production, control, storage and transportation of cosmetics. Also incorporates guidelines and practical methods for the management and control of the production that may affect product quality. ISO 22716: 2007 is implemented at companies producing, storing, distributing and exporting cosmetic products to countries / EU member states and companies who wish to obtain approval for the markets they are targeting.

ISO 22716 standard provides guidance on the rules of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) on cosmetic products (production, testing, storage and disposal). Provide organizational and technical guidance on the management of human, technical and administrative factors affecting the production of cosmetic products and their quality.
At the same time the European Regulation on Cosmetic Products 1223/2009 / EC, which is mandatory from 11.07.2013 sets as demand the requirement of adoption of Good Manufacturing Practice in Cosmetic Production enterprises.
The implementation and certification of a management system in accordance with the requirements of international standard ISO 22716 by companies involved in the cosmetics industry demonstrates their compliance with the forthcoming legislative requirement.


The basic requirements are:

  • Suitability of buildings
  • Staff and training
  • Production equipment & laboratory
  • Evaluation of suppliers
  • Production in accordance with documented specifications
  • Storage, transportation and distribution of finished products
  • refund / Non-compliant management
  • Traceability

Our company undertakes designing and implementation of management systems according to ISO 22716 requirements for laboratories or companies producing cosmetic products, as well as all the procedures necessary up to your final certification and your company΄s afterward on going support .


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