March 12, 2015 | Format: Frequently Asked Questions

Understanding Standards for Personal Care Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture do not have rules that outline clear definitions for “organic” cosmetics. The NSF/ANSI 305 Personal Care Standard presents well-defined labeling and processing requirements for personal care products that contain organic ingredients. The Personal Care Products FAQ provides an overview of the standards, key information and Oregon Tilth’s process for certifying personal care products to NSF/ANSI 305.

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