Koster Keunen certified ISO 22716 for Netherlands site
Koster Keunen, a world leader in natural and specialty waxes, has certified for ISO 22716 : 2007 / Cosmetics Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certification for its brand new site in the Netherlands. The certification covers production of natural and synthetic waxes for the cosmetic,pharmaceutical, food, feed, ink and candle industries.
The Netherlands site is the first Koster Keunen location to obtain the cosmetics industry reference standard. The achievement confirms the company’s commitment to support the personal care sector with guaranteed consistent products and processes.
The certification was awarded by SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. Koster Keunen demonstrated to SGS that its products, processes and systems are compliant with the international ISO 22716 : 2007 standards and regulations. Additionally the certification emphasizes the quality of Koster Keunens waxes for the cosmetic industry.
“We are very pleased to have achieved this goal,” comments Gerben Jan Boersma, managing director of Koster Keunen Holland. “The ISO 22716 accreditation proves that we have made the internal adaptations and cultural adjustments that are necessary to work according to the meaningful GMP standards. It also makes our production processes more transparent to our customers. ”