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Croda achieves EFfCI certification for its major cosmetic ingredient manufacturing sites

Croda’s Chanac, France, manufacturing site is the latest to achieve certification to the EFfCI’s (European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients) GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) [1]. This brings the number of Croda certified sites up to 14 and includes all major manufacturing sites globally for the cosmetic industry.

Up to 14 manufacturing sites are EFfCI certified globally © Croda

Up to 14 manufacturing sites are EFfCI certified globally © Croda

Adhering to these standards guarantees a rigorous approach to quality assurance, throughout the manufacturing and distribution processes by implementing best practices. This means that customers can be assured of consistent quality and safety. Although the GMP standard was originally intended for use in Europe, the reputation and acceptance of EFfCI certification amongst multinational cosmetic companies has led to its international adoption by suppliers,” explained the company.

Croda’s certified sites are located in Europe, Latin America, Asia and North America.


[1EFfCI’s Good Manufacturing Practice Guide was originally developed in 2005 to satisfy the demand for a definition of GMP for cosmetic ingredients. The original 2005 guide has been continually improved and updated with the implementation of the Certification Scheme in 2008, alignment with ISO 9001:2008 in 2010 and latterly collaboration with the French cosmetic association FEBEA.

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