The natural and organic cosmetics market is expected to grow 8.3% between 2018-2028 (CAGR) according to Statista Research Development. Meanwhile, the United States revenue of organic cosmetics was 750 million US dollars in 2016 and it's expected to reach 1.65 billion US dollars in 2025, which skin care products accounts for over 40% of the market.
Cosmetic Organic and Natural Standard (COSMOS) is a Europe-wide private standard that was developed by five charters members: BDIH (Germany), Cosmebio (France), Ecocert Greenlife SAS (France), ICEA (Italy), Soil Association (Great Britain). They were all combined under an AISBL (international non-profit organization based in Brussels) with the purpose to set down minimum commom requirements, harmonize organic and natural cosmetic certification rules, and lobby institutions in the sector's interests.
COSMOS makes use of principles like promoting the use of ingredients from organic farming, using production and manufacturing processes that are environmentally safe and sound for human health and including and expanding the concept of "Green chemistry".
- Learn how COSMOS Certification Program works
- COSMOS requirements
- Explanation of the certification process
Who should attend?
- Date: May 28th, 2021
- Time: 8am PDT (UTC -7)
- Location: Teams platform
- Language: English
- Cost: FREE
This is a free webinar applicable for any step of the supply chain handling organic and/or natural cosmetic products and ingredients, such as manufacturers, handlers and brand owners. Activities include processing, trading, labeling, (re-)packaging, storing.
How your company can benefit from being COSMOS certified?
- COSMOS is an internationally accepted harmonized standard, well-known within the cosmetic indutry.
- COSMOS encompass the possible dangers of parabens, phthalates and other synthetic ingredients being used in cosmetics and personal care products.
- Use of the COSMOS logo.
- Clear information on labels with transparent declaration of organic percentages.