• HOME >
  • News Release >
  • Acquisition of International GMP Certification for Cosmetic Ingredients

Acquisition of International GMP Certification for Cosmetic Ingredients

On March 11, 2020, Ichimaru Pharcos Co., Ltd. acquired "EFfCI GMP for Cosmetic Ingredients Certification" which is a good manufacturing practice specialized in cosmetic ingredients established by European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients (EFfCI).

Our company has acquired the international standard of environmental management system "ISO14001" and the international standard of quality management system "ISO9001" for a long time, and we have adopted to the 2015 version.

With the acquisition of "EFfCI GMP Certification", we have further strengthened the quality of product and the control system of our manufacturing process.

We would like to contribute to the improvement of the product quality of domestic and foreign customers by providing raw materials that comply with the strict quality control system of international standards.

*What is EFfCI GMP Certification?

For the purpose of providing a tool for introducing and implementing an appropriate and executable GMP system, manufacturers of cosmetic ingredients will be examined and certified based on "EFFCI GMP GUIDE FOR COSMETIC INGREDIENTS" issued by EFfCI in 2017.

This guide is a proper manufacturing standard specialized for cosmetic raw materials, and when it is formulated, it was referring to the "GMP Guideline for Pharmaceutical Additives" by the IPEC-PQG (International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council Europe - Pharmaceutical Quality Group) as a basis and using ISO 9001:2015 framework.

*What is EFfCI?

EFfCI is the European Federation of Cosmetic Ingredients, headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, representing suppliers and service providers to the chemical and natural ingredients industry and the cosmetics industry.
EFfCI was established in 2000 with the aim of advocating the collective interests of more than 100 cosmetic ingredients companies in Europe.

*“SGS” is a Certification Body approved by EFfCI.

*Certification mark