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Cosmetics Ingredients
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Cosmetics Ingredients
Online Course

COSMOS Standard: How to Get Organic or Natural Certification Today?

On-Demand Course

Recorded on Oct 11, 2023

Decode the complexity of COSMOS Standard to get your cosmetic product certified at one go!

Dr. Barbara Olioso
will share key aspects of the stringent COSMOS Standard (allowed ingredients, green chemicals, approved raw materials, restrictions…) and guide you on how to check for compliance with COSMOS criteria using MIPS. She’ll also share ‘formulator-friendly’ strategies to boost the organic content in your formulation.

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Barbara Olioso Presented By:
Barbara Olioso
Length: 90 min

Course Type: Regulation
Level: Intermediate

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Why should you view this course?

If you are developing natural and organic cosmetics today, having them COSMOS certified is one of the key challenges. To achieve the required certification at one go, the key aspects of these multi-faceted standards need to be understood well. Going through the vast information online can be a daunting task! And getting individual training from certification bodies is expensive. Join this course and:

  1. Find easy-to- implement strategies for COSMOS certification(Green Chemicals, Natural, Organic) with a formulation-centric review of the key aspects of the standard.

  2. Get a clear view on how to choose ingredients and raw materials from the positive list, how to adapt the formulation based on final application (skin-care, hair-care, color...)

  3. Know how to check for compliance of your formula with COSMOS criteria using COSMOS formula submission form (MIPS- multiple-ingredient product specifications).

  4. Understand how to calculate organic % (% extract...) in your formulation to meet the minimum requirements.
COSMOS Standard

Who should view this course?

Natural & Organic Cosmetics formulators, manufacturers & sellers with a need to get their products COSMOS-certified.

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Course Outline

  1. Overview of the COSMOS Standard - Natural & Organic

  2. Which ingredients (PPAI, CPAI, SyMo, NNI...) & raw materials are allowed?

  3. How to boost % organic content (green chemicals) in formulations?

  4. How to achieve certification for different types of products (rinse-off, leave on, color…) ?

  5. Understand various packaging, manufacturing requirements, claim

  6. Other Factors and Criteria Impacting COSMOS Certification 

  7. Examples of COSMOS-certified Products 

  8. 30 mins Q&A- Interact live/ ask questions directly from the expert !

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Members Reviews

Excellent overview of Cosmos organic & natural and good examples of the calculations. I have learnt the key thing to be aware of.

Julie Rayel , from Cetes Cosmetics

I have a more thorough understanding of how to calculate the percent natural and organic, as well as knowing what needs to be considered.

Joan W. , from PhytogenX, Inc.

EXCELLENT ! Great Introduction to the area !

Tom C. , from Revolymer

VERY GOOD ! Good overview of the topic !

Chris E. , from Alliance Boots

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