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ISO 22716 Certification

What Is ISO 22716?
Cosmetics & Personal Care Products
Good Manufacturing Practices GMP

GMP ISO 22716:2007 Good Manufacturing Practices for Cosmetics is internationally recognized standard/guidelines and provides best framework in setting up good manufacturing practices for all cosmetics manufacturers, from raw material to finished products, cosmetics packers & labelers and suppliers of consumables, who intend to implement any of these guidelines to their operations, and would like to source possible suppliers according to applicable national guidelines or evaluate the compliance of their existing suppliers. ISO 22716:2007 does not apply on research and development activities and standard focus on product quality, it doesn’t cover the safety of the employees involved in production or protection of the environment. It is a voluntary standard. if any organization implements this, then it automatically fulfills the expectations of their customers and stakeholders. Basic objective to implement this standard is to develop a robust quality management system to assure the safe products for end users.

ISO 22716:2007 is the current version of ISO 22716:2007 standard, previously it was known as ISO 22716:2007 and it is a part of ISO family, ISO The International Organization for the Standardization is a non-profit organization and doesn’t conduct audits itself. Most of the countries have formed their own accreditation bodies to authorize the certification bodies, Accreditation and certification bodies charge their fee against their services. Accredited certificate issued by any accredited certification body is entirely accepted worldwide.

ISO 22716 is approved and accepted by many regulatory bodies such as Food & Drug Authority (FDA), The International Cosmetics Regulation (ICCR) and the European Committee for standardization.

Benefits of ISO 22716:2007

  • Improvement in overall performance & compliance
  • Identify & Control hazards & risks associated with product
  • Customers satisfaction
  • Comply with regulatory requirements
  • Increased efficiency and cost saving
  • Helpful to enroll as a vendor for retail stores
  • Globally accepted standard
  • Helpful in alluring new customers
  • Helpful to retain the confidence of existing customers
  • Acceptable for International organizations

ISO 22716 Certification Process​

After finalization of agreement with client, Quality Systems’ experts visit to client’s premises and conduct the complete gap analysis of existing system against the ISO 22716:2007 standard and discuss the gap report to the management, identified gaps could be in documents, implementation, employee’s awareness, statuary and regulatory compliances. We commence work according to the agreed timelines as per final gap report and proceed for the audit once all the documentation, implementation, and other requirements are done. Our technical team provides complete assistance, support and cooperation throughout the process to make certification audit successful in first attempt.

An ISO 22716:2007 certificate is not awarded once-and-for-all, it must be renewed before expiration of the certificate. After applying for the audit to the certification body they conduct the initial audits in two stages; First is stage one audit and next is stage two audit .After the successful conduction of audit, certification body issues the certificate with validity of one year till next yearly surveillance audit and in three years of certification cycle, certification body conducts two surveillance audits with one year of intervals. Basically, audit will be conducted every year in the period of three years. After completion of three years of audit cycle re-audit will be conducted to continue the process of certification.

Cost of ISO 22716 Certification

Charges of ISO 22716:2007 certification can not be flat and same for every organization, please contact us in this regard.

Why Quality Systems

Quality Systems is working with the team of qualified and experienced consultants and trainers having vast industrial experience, most of our consultants are also lead auditors who are aware to the expectations of auditors from your management system during the audit. Quality systems is assisting across the world to implement and achieve the ISO 22716:2007 certification. Our consultation methodology is highly professional, time bound and effective and we always add value to the business process of the client’s organization.

Our ISO 22716:2007 complete package comprised on following segments such as training, implementation, consultation, gap analysis, documentation, internal audits, pre assessment, certification audit through world’s most recognized accredited certification body and post certification enhancement / maintenance services to enable your organization to get the best outcome of ISO 22716:2007 GMP. Our services are globally accepted, authoritative and benchmarked in the field of ISO 22716:2007 Good Manufacturing Practices for Cosmetics.