COSMOS-标准

version 3 - COSMOS STANDARD documents

For companies and manufacturers already certified or preparing for certification to the COSMOS-standard:

THE COSMOS STANDARD

The complete COSMOS-standard document including definitions glossary

TECHNICAL GUIDE

Additional interpretation and explanation to complement the COSMOS-standard

LABELLING GUIDE

Sets out how to apply the COSMOS-standard labels

CONTROL MANUAL

Accreditation and certification requirements for the COSMOS-standard

VERSION 4 - COsMOS STANDARD documents

COSMOS-standard Version 4.0 shall apply from the 1st of June 2023

Transitional measures

These transitional measures are applicable as from June 1st, 2023 and supersede the measures published initially on January 1st, 2023. They will be formally updated and published by end of the year in Version 4.1 of the COSMOS-standard as below. 

12.3.1 General rules 

Raw materials that are submitted for certification or approval after 1st of June 2023 must comply with this Standard. Starting from 1st of December 2024, all raw materials must comply with this Standard. 

Cosmetic products that are submitted for certification after 1st of June 2024 must comply with this Standard. Cosmetic products that have been certified under the previous version of the Standard can still be manufactured until 1st of December 2025. However, any cosmetic product manufactured after 1st of December 2025 must comply with this Standard. 

12.3.2 Specific cases 

§8 — packaging criteria: must be met before 1st of December 2025, if the submission date is prior to the 1st of June 2024. 

THE COSMOS STANDARD

The complete COSMOS-standard document including definitions glossary

TECHNICAL GUIDE

Additional interpretation and explanation to complement the COSMOS-standard

LABELLING GUIDE

Sets out how to apply the COSMOS-standard labels

CONTROL MANUAL

Accreditation and certification requirements for the COSMOS-standard

OTHER RELEVANT documents

Other specific documents such as questionnaires which are necessary to be used during the application process can be obtained on simple request to one of the 12 COSMOS authorised Certification Bodies.

COSMOS FEES

Details of fees for authorised Certification Bodies and COSMOS members

BYLAWS

Reference for the COSMOS group members