Update to COSMOS logos


Please note ACO has had to update its COSMOS logos due to COSMOS labelling requirements.  This will not have an immediate impact on your current labelling and packaging.  You may continue to use up your current supplies of existing labels. 

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Launch of the revised COSMOS-Standard


The board of COSMOS-standard AISBL is pleased to announce the publication of Version 2 of the COSMOS-standard, following the first periodic review. Article 1.3 of the COSMOS-standard says it will be subject to periodic review and amendment, taking into account availability of

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COSMOS Standard update


Here is an update from the COSMOS board and technical committee following a review of the COSMOS standard. The aim of the review is to respond to the challenges facing a young and vulnerable organic and natural cosmetics market resulting

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Natural Cosmetic Ingredient Review


Australian Certified Organic would like to clarify the status of the two commercial forms of the natural ingredient Sclerotium Gum (CAS number 39464-87-4) manufactured by Alban Muller International and distributed in Australia by Bronson and Jacobs. There are two commercial

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Certified Organic Cosmetic Contract Processors


Cosmetic brand owners looking for organic certified contract processors (OEM/ODM) can now check the following list of ACO certified contract processors. ACO certified organic contract processors can assist cosmetics companies to ensure that certification requirements regarding ingredients choice, manufacturing methods,

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Natural Cosmetic Ingredient Review


Australian Certified Organic, following a formal recommendation from the BFA Cosmetics Advisory Group, decided to conduct a full review of Naticide® after consumer groups raised the possibility that this popular preservative used widely in organic cosmetics formulations might contain ingredients

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