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If your business sells its own brand of cosmetics and or personal care products which are formulated without potentially harmful ingredients, we would love to hear from you. Get the distinction you deserve. Connect with us by filling out an online form.

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Required Details


In order to apply for the CertClean certification you must meet the following guidelines.

Your Company Must

  • Sell cosmetics and personal care products that fall under the definition of cosmetics/make-up and personal care products*
  • Products must demonstrate compliance of the CertClean’s Standards
  • Must demonstrate ongoing commitment to the certification criteria
  • Must acknowledge that CertClean’s Standards is dynamic and will evolve to reflect the latest science, regulations and other relevant considerations
  • Must acknowledge that as a condition of using the CertClean certification mark, the licensed products will automatically be added to CertClean’s website and its database.
  • Must acknowledge and agree that CertClean has the right to perform random product testing or audits without notice.

Personal care products including but not limited to

  • Skincare products such as creams, gels, oils, balms,butters, moisturizers, serums, and lotions for the purpose of hydrating and nourishing the skin and lips
  • OdourCare products such as deodorant and others which are applied for the purpose of reducing or eliminating body odour (Note: antiperspirants are not eligible for the certification)
  • Skin and Hair Wash products such as shower gels, liquid and bar soaps, bath oils, bath bombs, body scrubs, liquid or dry shampoo, leave-in or wash-off hair products, and nail polish removers and makeup removers

*Cosmetics: including but not limited to lipsticks/lipglosses, eyeshadow, facial powder/cream, foundation, BB/CC cream, bronzer, concealer, blush, mascara, eyeliners, and nail polish.


CertClean does not currently certify products within specific product types, including

  • Personal hygiene and/or feminine products such as feminine powder, deodorant, cleansers
  • Hair dye and/or colourants
  • Sunscreen and/or other sun protection products
  • Perfume or cologne
  • Birth control product including but not limited to spermicides (creams, gels, foams, film, and suppositories)
  • Oral care products including but not limited to toothpaste, mouthwash, dental floss, oral pain relief, denture care
  • Products associated directly with the eye, as oppose to the skin/area around the eye (contact solutions, lens cleansers, eye wash, eye drops, eyelash glue)
  • Beauty and personal care accessories and tools (brushes, sponges, wipes, pore strips, bandages)
  • Other including—but not limited to—most semi-medical products (wart removal, corn/callus treatment, ear wax removal, hair inhibitor, hair loss treatment, pain relief, athlete’s foot treatment, damaged skin treatment, dandruff/scalp treatment, hemorrhoids, vericose/spider vein treatment, nail glue, hair relaxers, hair perm products, facial hair bleaching, skin lighteners, cuticle treatment, nail treatment)

CertClean will not certify the following product types

  • Aerosol-based products
  • Anti-perspirants
  • Any products containing nanoparticles (less than 100 nm)
  • Any products containing plastic microbeads

CertClean Standards


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