Fecc webinar: “ISO 16128 standard: Natural and Organic ingredients in cosmetics”


5 June, 14:00 - 15:00 (CET)
"ISO 16128 standard: Natural and Organic ingredients in cosmetics", presented by Ms Carmen Esteban, ISO 16128 Project leader.


Dorothee Arns, Director General of the European Association of Chemical Distributors (Fecc)
• Introduction and welcome on behalf of Fecc (including anti-trust reminder)

Presentation by Carmen Esteban, Project Leader of ISO 16128 standard
• An ISO standard, what for?
• ISO 16128 Part 1 and 2
• Terminology: Ingredients characterization
• Indexes and calculations
• Advantages of using the ISO 16128

About the speaker
Carmen Esteban is a consultant specializing in the technical-legislative areas as well as the legal part of the cosmetic product sector. Her expertise includes regulatory and technical aspects of perfume and cosmetic products, support in the necessary actions for a correct placing on the market of cosmetic products (CPNP notification, labelling, Product Information File, Declaration of responsible for manufacturing and import activities, cosmetovigilance, etc.) and adequacy assessment of cosmetic products to comply with national and European regulations.
She was the project leader for the guideline of the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) 16128 on definitions and criteria for natural and organic cosmetic ingredients and products' and was also the technical director of the Spanish National Association of Perfume and Cosmetics from 1999 to 2018.