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JUIN
2012

Alum Stone

 

COSMEBIO’s stand with regard to the use of alum stone. 

  

Despite the fact natural alum stone (potassium alum) has become a subject of controversy in the media, COSMEBIO does not reckon it would be justified to apply a precautionary principle.  

  

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JANV
2012

Has animal testing been banned?

 

In compliance with the COSMEBIO charter, COSMEBIO-certified finished products and the raw materials used to make them are not tested on animals, except when required by the law. Therefore, COSMEBIO welcomed EU regulations introduced in 2003, which aim to gradually ban all animal testing.

 

 

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JANV
2012

Products with the COSMEBIO label are free of parabens

 

As a precautionary principle and out of concern for the health of consumers, parabens have been banned in certified cosmetic products since 2002, when the Association was created. Until 2008, the ECOCERT standard made exceptions for a small number of raw materials.

 

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JANV
2012

Mandatory information on the packaging of natural and organic cosmetics

 

In accordance with article L5431-7 of the French Public Health Code, all cosmetic products must feature mandatory information on their packaging (this applies to both conventional and organic cosmetics), failing this, sanctions will apply to the manufacturer, the representative and/or any third party responsible for putting the product on the market (€ 15,000 fine).

 

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