represents its members with public authorities, trade groups and private organizations inside and outside the European Union.
provides timely and comprehensive information on matters of relevance to the industry, such as International regulations
and other important regulatory, legal, technical and scientific developments.
engages in communication activities to educate stakeholders and the public about the cosmetic ingredients sector.
defines and promotes common positions of the industry and coordinates the activities of members to protect and promote their collective interests.
facilitates dialogue between the industry and other interested parties, including regulators and politicians.
provides members with regular updates on European and International affairs in the cosmetic ingredients industry, meetings and communication activities.
Information document on genetic modification in relation to cosmetic ingredients
Presence of impurities in cosmetic ingredients
Cosmetic Ingredients – diverging descriptions INCI vs REACH
Guidance Paper on Nanomaterials in Cosmetics
Understanding the Need for Preservation in Personal Care
Confirming the Safety of the World’s most frequently used Cosmetic Preservative
The use of multifunctional ingredients to assist the preservation of cosmetic product
Benzophenone Accumulates over Time from the Degradation of Octocrylene in Commercial Sunscreen Products
The Board of Directors is responsible for the management of the association. It consists of
Directors representing the national member associations and the direct members.
The Direct Members Council (DMC) is composed of delegates from the direct member companies.
The General Secretariat is responsible for the day-to-day management of the association and the working groups.
The EFfCI Working Groups are topic-driven teams of company experts working on issues such as
regulatory affairs and product safety, ingredients of natural origin, international relations,
and communication. Each working group is open to all interested members.
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