Good manufacturing practice for cosmetics, household and personal care products
Optimized processes in production
Increased product safety and quality
Reduced liability risk
Increased customer confidence
ISO 22716 certificate - for a high level of product safety and quality of cosmetics, personal care and household products
For which areas of the cosmetics industry is ISO 22716 applicable?
What is the aim of an ISO 22716 certification
Good manufacturing practice (GMP) means that there is consistent quality assurance. Companies thereby undertake to assess and evaluate potential product risks using scientific methods. From this, they derive appropriate steps to minimize quality or safety risks. An important component of the GMP is the documentation of all measures and results.
What is the ISO 22716 certification process?
In the first step, you discuss your company, your management system and the goals of a certification with us. On this basis, you will promptly receive a detailed and transparent quote, tailored to your individual needs.
Especially for larger certification projects, a planning meeting is a valuable opportunity to get to know your auditor as well as to develop an individual audit program for all involved areas and sites.
A gap assessment also offers the opportunity to identify potential for improvement as well as strengths of your management system in advance. Both services are optional.
The certification audit starts with a system analysis (stage 1 audit) and the evaluation of your documentation, objectives, results of your management review and internal audits. In this process, we determine whether your quality management system is sufficiently developed and ready for certification.
In the next step (stage 2 system audit), your auditor will assess the effectiveness of all management processes on site. In a final meeting, your auditor will provide you with a detailed presentation of the results and possible improvement potential for your company. If necessary, action plans will be agreed upon.
After the certification audit, the results are evaluated by the independent certification board of DQS. You will receive an audit report documenting the audit results. If all standard requirements are met, you will receive an internationally recognized certificate.
To ensure that your company continues to meet all important criteria of the standard after the certification audit, we conduct surveillance audits on an annual basis. This provides competent support for the continuous improvement of your management system and business processes.
The ISO 22716 certificate is valid for a maximum of three years. A recertification is carried out before expiration to ensure continued compliance with the applicable standard requirements. Upon compliance, a new certificate is issued.