Livcer, a family business specialising in the production an filling of packaging thermoformed samples for the cosmetics industry, was recently certified compliant with the Good Manufacturing Standard (GMP) for cosmetics.

The ISO 22716 standard [1] for allows us to attest the implementation of good manufacturing practices, as mentioned in the regulation EC 1223/2009 on cosmetic products, the application of which will be mandatory from July 11, 2013,” the company highlights.

Livcer has undertaken a GMP certification process in 2010 in order to address the needs of its customers in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry. The company also obtained a certificate of compliance with the ISO 15378 [2] standard regarding its flexography printing business for the pharmaceutical industry.

"These certifications provide our customers with the guarantee that the products we supplied have been manufactured in compliance with GMP: identification and risk control, traceability, hygiene, product compliance. We were already ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified. These new GMP certifications are a further step in the continuous improvement process that Livcer has been implementing for over 10 years,” said a Livcer spokesperson.

Created in 1988, Livcer initially specialised in flexographic printing the company. The company then diversified in 1991 for packaging thermoformed samples for the cosmetics industry.