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ISO 22716 Cosmetics Good Manufacturing Practices Management Systems
ISO 22716 Cosmetics Good Manufacturing Practices Certification

ISO 22716 Cosmetics Good Manufacturing Practices Management Systems

ISO 22716 Cosmetics Good Manufacturing Practices Management Systems

Quality assurance and safety in cosmetic products Standard UNE-EN ISO 22716:2008 provides guidelines for the production, control, storage and dispatch of cosmetic products. These guidelines address aspects related to the management of the human, technical and administrative factors that affect product quality. Good manufacturing practices (GMPs) are the practical result of the development of the concept of quality assurance, and they are based on solid scientific criteria and on the assessment of potential risks. The objective of these GMP guidelines is to define activities that allow a product to be obtained that complies with the defined characteristics. Internal benefits for your organisation: Guarantee that the organisation complies with the Good Manufacturing Practices required by the 1223/2009 Standard. Improves the levels of management, planning, organisation and control. Promotes continuous improvement. Ensures maximum product quality and safety. Benefits for your clients: Improves the image of the products being offered. Generates confidence among customers and consumers. Access to new markets through an internationally recognised standard.


The certification of good manufacturing practices in cosmetics targets the cosmetics industry. It is applicable to organisations of any size that engage in the production, control, storage and dispatching of cosmetics.

Certification in accordance with UNE-EN-ISO 22716 is compatible with and complementary to ISO certification. 9001.


Once the audit process has been completed, the organisation obtains:

  • AENOR Certificate of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) in Cosmetics.
  • Licence to use the AENOR Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) in Cosmetics Brand.

AENOR has issued several certificates of Good Cosmetic Products Manufacturing practices in accordance with Standard UNE-EN ISO, to the main enterprises in this industry.