CTFA (Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association) technical committees and staff have been working to develop a new set of industry guidelines that reflect the current thinking in producing safe and high quality cosmetic and personal care products for the consumer. The CTFA Technical Guidelines, according to the organization, are comprehensive documents that undergo extensive development and review by industry experts and well as public review by CTFA members and nonmember companies, federal authorities and scientific professional societies.
The CTFA Quality Assurance and GMP Guidelines will be available by June 2007.The CTFA Safety Evaluation Guidelines will be available in Spring 2007. Finally, the CTFA Microbiology Guidelines will be available in Summer 2007. To obtain more information or to reserve a copy, visit www.ctfa.org.