The COSMOS-standard AISBL is a not-for-profit, international association set up to own, manage and develop standard for organic and natural cosmetics. The cosmetics market and industry are both international so consumers and companies are best served by a single standard. A single international standard is the only way to ensure the same clarity, integrity and consumer trust, as well as, manufacturing efficiency and sustainable development.
Any product certified COSMOS ORGANIC or COSMOS NATURAL (or conform to the standards) have been evaluated to confirm production and manufacturing have met the strict standards set forth. Since this industry is still fairly new and small, the standards have been set up to include progressive steps to ensure they are able to adapt and evolve as technology and industry growth increases. The guiding principles are to:
These are very close to our principles.
Croda has naturally turned to COSMOS standard transferring from Ecocert to COSMOS the approval of its ingredients. It’s manufacturing site Crodarom, expert in botanical ingredients, has also been certified as of 2012 to be able to suggest also organic certified ingredients
At Croda, two types of products can be found in the portfolio:
Natural approved ingredients: ingredients that do not contains raw materials from organic culture but are in conformity with the COSMOS standard rules.
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