EFfCI is the European Federation for Cosmetic Ingredients, a European trade association that brings together manufacturers of synthetic and natural ingredients for the cosmetics and personal care industry.
In 2005 the Good Manufacturing Practice Working Group elaborated the first GMP guidelines specifically adapted to cosmetic ingredients, complying with by ISO 22716. These GMP guidelines took into consideration key aspects of the guidelines used in the pharmaceutical industry and ensure quality and safety in the production of cosmetic ingredients. The EFfCI GMP guide has obtained worldwide recognition. Certification can be obtained in Europe, Asia and the Americas.