REGULATORY AND SUPPLY CHAIN COMPLIANCE SERVICES
The importance of protecting and enhancing the safety and quality of consumer products in the cosmetics and personal care industry cannot be overstated. Safety and quality are vital features of your brands and are imperative in the drive to cultivate loyal consumers. As experience shows, it only takes one weak link in the supply chain, or a slight quality defect to cause skin or health problems for the consumer and consequently severely damage a brand’s reputation.
CONTROLLING YOUR INPUTS AND OUTPUTS
With increasing international regulation in the cosmetics industry, it is crucial that organizations are in compliance with all applicable quality and safety requirements.
SERVICES TAILORED TO YOUR NEEDS
THE KENT GROUP provides a wide range of services throughout the full supply chain, from product formulation to the final consumer. Our service portfolio includes compliance audits, gap analysis and training services & consulting covering the relevant standards applicable to the cosmetics and personal care industry.
Audits and certification ISO 22716 has emerged as the leading international standard when implementing a cosmetics GMP program. Drafted by the International Standards Organization,
ISO 22716 is a guarantee of international recognition that you take cosmetics GMP seriously. ISO 22716 can be implemented by organizations of any size, anywhere in the world. Regulators from the US, the EU, Canada and Japan have all adopted the principles of ISO 22716 as the backbone of their Cosmetics GMP initiatives. It is recognized as the gold standard for the production, control, storage and shipment of cosmetics products for those organizations that need to follow the EU Cosmetics Regulation EC 1223/2009.
In addition to ISO 22716, we also provide compliance audits and perform gap analysis against the GMP standard for cosmetic ingredient manufacturers (published by the European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients).
We offer a number of cosmetics training services, including a one- or two-day course on Cosmetics GMP.
WHY WORK WITH A THIRD PARTY?
By relying on an outside expert, you can more effectively manage and improve the quality of your manufacturing inputs and outputs. We run a global network of independent and well-qualified auditors of quality management systems for cosmetics GMP manufacturing. With a presence in nearly every region around the globe they speak the language and understand the culture of the local producer of cosmetics raw materials, intermediate products, the finished products or other relevant suppliers, and operate globally in a consistent, reliable and effective manner. In addition, our Global Account Management team oversees all activities, communications and technical interpretations and incorporates a standardized reporting format, making execution faster and your job easier.
WHY THE KENT GROUP?
Our Experts live the process of Quality and Continuous Improvement, we go beyond audit results and analytics. We are committed to instilling quality as a culture in all our clients. Let us help enhance that culture to your organization.