BIOTA Botanicals Brings Thinning-Damaged Hair Solutions to the Hair Care Aisle at Walgreens

Saturday, March 21st, 2015

St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) February 28, 2015

National Sales Solutions, (NSS), a leading provider of outsourced sales, marketing and supply chain management for consumer packaged goods companies, announces their client, BIOTA Botanicals, is bringing its award winning solutions for thinning-damaged hair to Walgreens.

Celebrated worldwide, BIOTA Botanicals’ products are specifically created to combat thinning-damaged hair. Known as the herbal care experts, BIOTA is committed to marrying science with nature to create the exclusive, proprietary blend found in their line of clinically tested herbal shampoos, conditioner and advanced leave-in serum for thinning-damaged hair.

BIOTA Botanicals Advanced Herbal Care line of shampoos, conditioners and leave-in serum for thinning-damaged hair contains a breakthrough combination of ingredients called Herbal BioComplex B11, the result of many years of research and development. Regular and continued use of BIOTA Botanicals revitalizes the appearance of hair, providing volume, shine and vibrancy.

In a clinical study, more than 97% of participants who used the shampoo and serum together said their hair grew faster, thicker, stronger and fuller. And those who only used the shampoo (more than 83% of participants) said they noticed their hair grew faster and more densely than before.

BIOTA Botanicals is dermatologist tested, hypoallergenic and effective for both men and women. With an herbal formulation, BIOTA Botanicals is gentle on all hair types hair and, because it is topical, there are no worries. Now, BIOTA Botanicals can be found at a Walgreens near you.

Ron Otto, President of NSS, says, “National Sales Solutions is honored to help make BIOTA Botanicals a safe and effective alternative solution for thinning hair available to Walgreens shoppers.”


About National Sales Solutions

Founded in 1998 and headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, National Sales Solutions is a leading provider of outsourced sales, marketing and supply chain services to consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies. We serve a diverse group of global clients and provide each with personal attention to their specific goals. We help clients launch new products, expand into new retailers, grow current sales or enter the U.S. market from abroad. National Sales Solutions offers a complete solution, serving most retail channels, including Food, Drug, Mass, Convenience, Beauty, Natural Products, and major Online retailers. For more information please visit

About BIOTA Botanicals

For more than a decade, BIOTA Botanical Laboratories has been the leading herbal care experts for Millions of loyal consumers around the world. Our derma-cosmetic skin and hair care products are developed by scientists and dermatologists and clinically tested for safety and effectiveness by the Germany-based Dermatest, a leader in clinical testing for skin and hair care products. BIOTA Botanicals’ exclusive herbal compounds feature plants and herbs with properties that people around the world have long turned to for health, beauty and wellness benefits.

BIOTA Botanical Laboratories was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Istanbul. With a recent $ 50 million expansion, BIOTA is now the third largest pharmaceutical-grade cosmetics manufacturing facility in Europe. For more information, visit


Ron Otto

National Sales Solutions



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Organoderm Skin Care to exhibit at BioFach Organic Products Fair

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Newport Beach,California (PRWEB) February 10, 2015

Organoderm skin care, developed by Dr. Edward Domanskis, a Plastic Surgeon in Newport Beach, California, will be exhibiting as part of the Organic Trade Association (OTA) at BioFach Natural Products Fair in Nuremberg, Germany.

Organoderm was founded by Dr. Domanskis to provide consumers with effective but safe skin care products. Many of its skin care products are made up of at least 95% plus certified organic ingredients and bear the distinct emblem of the USDA, and none contain any harmful chemicals.

BioFach is the world’s largest trade fair for organic products. It is held each year in the month of February in Nuremberg, Germany. It brings together 2,774 exhibitors and approximately 46,700 trade visitors from around 130 countries. Strictly organic products are allowed to exhibit. Germany has some of the most stringent regulations governing this food and personal care products’ segment.

The global organic personal care products market is projected to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 9.6% between 2012 to 2018 and almost double to $ 13.2 billion in the same period, according to a Transparency Market Research.

“I am honored to be exhibiting at BioFach because the regulations that are in effect in the European Union regulating natural and organic products are much more stringent than they are in the United States,” said Dr. Domanskis.

Organoderm skin care, a part of Natural Bio-Active Products, LLC, has pioneered in the organic personal care market and has consistently been honored as one of the leading personal care companies in the natural and organic marketplace. “My goal has always been to provide my patients as well as consumers with premium skin care products that can truly make a difference in rejuvenating, repairing and maintaining one’s skin but, yet, at the same time, not causing harm to them,” said Dr. Domanskis.

The Environmental Working Group has rated the safety of skin care products in their Skin Deep Guide to Cosmetics and the potential of their ingredients for causing harm, such as hypersensitivity, reproductive, neurological abnormalities and cancer.

“It makes no sense to me that toxic ingredients can be present in skin care formulations. That is the main reason why I began producing my Organoderm skin care products, to provide an effective yet safe alternative to that which is available in the United States now.”

Not only do Organoderm skin care products not have any harmful ingredients, but they also are devoid of any nano particles. “These can easily penetrate into the deeper layers of our skin and cause more harm,” said Dr. Domanskis. Organoderm skin care products are also non-GMO and provide a unique recycling program.

Organoderm Hand Sanitizer has recently gained notoriety by being the first successfully tested hand sanitizer to be effective against the Ebola virus, Zaire strain. “I will continue to formulate effective products to meet the needs of those who are concerned with their health and safety,” concluded Dr.Domanskis.

The Move Towards Truly Natural Products Aims to Strengthen the Natural Personal Care Market, Sees Kline

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

PARSIPPANY, NJ (PRWEB UK) 29 January 2015

While products formulated with a high proportion of synthetic ingredients dominate the global natural personal care market, accounting for nearly 75% of the total market share in 2014, truly natural positioning is gaining importance with consumers, manufacturers, and retailers. Following this trend, marketers have increasingly been reformulating with a higher proportion of truly natural ingredients in their products, finds the imminent Natural Personal Care Global Series report by global consulting and research firm Kline & Company.

The popularity of natural-inspired products is higher in less mature markets, such as Brazil and some Asia-Pacific countries, where disposable income and consumer awareness regarding product ingredients are low and where distinguishing between natural-inspired and truly natural cosmetics is not as important when making a purchase.

In mature markets like the United States and Europe, a growing number of consumers are purchasing products containing predominantly natural ingredients. While products that are only natural-inspired continue to prevail in the United States and Europe in 2014, Kline’s ratings system, which analyzes brands’ naturalness on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being completely natural, uncovered shifts in the natural positioning in several U.S. and European brands, including Avalon Organics, JĀSÖN, Annemarie Borlind, and Melvita, all receiving higher ratings in 2014 when compared to prior years.

“These reformulations are the next natural step for companies aiming to establish strong natural concepts with high importance given to the trust between the brand and the consumers. Moving upward in the natural ratings is a great way for natural brands to gain acceptance from a larger consumer base in the mid- to long-term,” explains Agnieszka Saintemarie, Project Manager, Consumer Products at Kline & Company.

Consumers are willing to invest in these often pricey truly natural products but only if they deliver effective results. Therefore, marketers are increasingly focusing on product efficacy. To cater to consumers’ desire to be able to easily select the right product, some marketers are becoming more transparent in their communication about the quality level of ingredients, certification, and the company’s values.

Sales of the global natural personal care market increase by nearly 10% in 2014. All regions continue to surpass the overall beauty market’s growth during 2014. Brazil and Asia-Pacific remain the fastest growing regions during 2014, with both expanding at double-digit rates. However, growth in China is restricted due to formulation challenges, as well as animal-testing methods. Several Western brands, such as Weleda, Lavera, and Pangea, among others, have withdrawn from the Chinese market in protest.

Growing consumer awareness of synthetic chemicals in cosmetics and toiletries and the desire for truly natural products will continue to propel the global natural personal care industry. This segment’s growth is projected at a CAGR of slightly less than 10% through 2019.

To learn more about this thriving market, register for our free webinar happening on February 11, 2015.

Natural Personal Care Global Series report provides a global overview of the market for natural and organic cosmetics and toiletries, as well as deep insights on the markets in Europe and the United States. Focusing on key trends, developments, challenges, business opportunities, this comprehensive analysis features natural ingredient ratings using Kline’s proprietary rating scale.

About Kline & Company

Kline is a worldwide consulting and research firm dedicated to providing the kind of insight and knowledge that helps companies find a clear path to success. The firm has served the management consulting and market research needs of organizations in the agrochemicals, chemicals, materials, energy, life sciences, and consumer products industries for over 50 years. For more information, visit

Kline Consumer Products focuses on cosmetics, personal care, professional beauty, and home care market research covering trends, scenario forecasts, and intelligent insights not found anywhere else.

For more information, contact:

Marcela Chifu

Marketing Communications



Small Run Skin Care Tube Filling

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Farmingdale, NY (PRWEB) December 31, 2011

Abbe Laboratories proudly announces the addition of tube filling to its ever expanding manufacturing capabilities. We can fill our stock private labels formulations into laminate and plastic tubes ranging from 25ml to 300ml.

Whether you already have a product and need it filled into tubes or want one of products, with your name on it, not a problem; work with our team to get exactly what you need. We have aligned ourselves with various tube, label & decorating companies to accommodate a wide variety of customer needs.

ABBE Laboratories, an FDA-registered, cGMP-compliant manufacturer of Private Label, OTC and cosmeceutical skin care formulations. Servicing Spas, Medical Offices and marketers. Paraben-Free formulations. Actives include Peptides, Vitamins, AHA’s, Retinols, Anti-Oxidants, etc. Creams, Lotions, Serums, Gels. Small to medium runs filled in Tubes, Bottles & Jars. Your formula or ours. Creative formulating.


Christy Dental Care is Now Offering Treatment Options for Gummy Smiles

Friday, December 26th, 2014

Phoenix, CA (PRWEB) December 15, 2014

Phoenix dentist, Dr. Christy at Christy Dental Care, is now offering treatment options for gummy smiles. This treatment offers patients a way to achieve more attractive smiles without compromising their dental health, and Dr. Christy takes the time to explore each option so that patients can be confident in their choices. Gummy smiles can interfere with a person’s self-confidence. Excessive gum tissue can be displayed due to abnormal tooth eruption, orthodontic treatments, hyperactive lip muscles, or genetic factors. Although a gummy smile is not necessarily going to cause dental issues, it can affect the way a person feels about his or her smile.

The best treatment for a gummy smile can vary from patient to patient depending on the cause of the problem. Dr. Christy is a top Phoenix dentist who takes the time to understand his patients’ goals and will offer personalized recommendations to ensure the best possible results.

Gummy smile treatment options may include:

    Crown lengthening procedures, which expose more of the natural crown of the tooth
    Lip-lowering procedures, which adjust the height of the lip
    Laser treatments, which is an excellent option for minor cases
    Gingival sculpting, which creates an even, attractive gum line

Most gummy smile procedures can be completed in a single appointment with little or no downtime. Treatments can be performed alone or in conjunction with other treatments, including dental veneers, teeth whitening, or orthodontic treatments. Dr. Christy works with patients to develop personalized treatment plans, and his staff is committed to providing unparalleled dental services with a focus on patient needs. Other available treatments include fillings, root canal treatments, orthodontics, dental crowns, bridges, dentures, implants, periodontal treatments, and cosmetic treatments.

About Dr. Christy, Expert in Gum Contouring

Phoenix dentist, Dr. Han Christy, is a graduate of Arizona State University, from which he earned his Bachelors of Science degree. He continued his studies at the University of the Pacific in San Francisco, Calif., now the Dugoni School of Dentistry, and received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. He has since completed advanced orthodontic training through Progressive Orthodontics. Today, Dr. Christy is a member of the American Dental Association and is proud to always “put the patients’ needs first.” Visit to learn more.

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ABBE Laboratories Debuts its Wholesale Skin Care Product Website

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Farmingdale, NY (PRWEB) May 31, 2012

ABBE Laboratories has updated its website to include a section for the Skin Care Professional to browse its product selection. Both retail and professional sizes can be found with the complete list of ingredients.

Estheticians, spa owners as well as medical doctors now have instant access to the wide product selection offered by ABBE.

Private Labeling ABBE products is a great way to retain your customers and increase revenue. Whether you need 6 units of an item or 6,000, ABBE can help you every step of the way.

Product formulation is also available.

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About: ABBE Laboratories, the manufacturer of the End-Zit® family of products, is an FDA-registered, cGMP-compliant manufacturer of Private Label, OTC and cosmeceutical skin care formulations. Servicing Spas, Medical Offices and marketers. Paraben-Free formulations. Actives include Peptides, Vitamins, AHA’s, Retinols, Anti-Oxidants, etc. ABBE manufactures Creams, Lotions, Serums, Gels. Small to medium runs filled in Tubes, Bottles & Jars. Your formula or ours. Contact us today 1-800-457-0990, e-mail info(at)abbelabs(dot)com, ABBE Laboratories, Inc.

Ageless Derma Skin Care Launches Its Latest Organic Facial Cleansing Product

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Irvine, California (PRWEB) November 24, 2014

The Ageless Derma Skin Care Company is announcing the introduction of an organically based cleansing gel for the face that will clean, moisturize, tone and give renewed health to facial skin. Their Super Green Natural Gentle Facial Cleansing Gel contains carefully picked organic ingredients certified by either Ecocert or the Natural Product Association (NPA).

The Ecocert body was first established in France and documents the compliance of products to their strict sustainable, organic and environmental standards, particularly regarding ingredients contained in natural cosmetics. The NAP was the developer of the Natural Standard and Certification for Personal Care Products that allows products to be called “natural.” Ageless Derma’s Super Green Natural Gentle Facial Cleansing Gel has been certified by these two consumer agencies to contain all natural ingredients, be non-toxic, have no animals testing involved in its making, and uses environmentally correct packaging.

The ingredients placed within Ageless Derma’s Super Green Natural Gentle Facial Cleansing Gel consist of shea butter for luxurious and natural moisturization. The shea butter used in this product is not processed; it is all natural. The Organic Shea butter smoothes dry, rough skin, wrinkles, scars and other signs of aging. It will also soothe minor burns that can occur from sun exposure. The skin’s roughened texture that can be the result of razor burn, such as bumps or blemishes, too, will be improved.

Organic Chamomile Extract is in Super Green Natural Gentle Facial Cleansing Gel for its natural flavonoids and essential oils, both of which aid the skin in various ways, especially extremely sensitive skin. Chamomile is an anti-inflammatory agent that will soothe irritations, in addition to the aloe vera and olive leaf extracts that are also contained in Super Green Natural Gentle Facial Cleansing Gel. Olive leaf extract can actually boost the skin’s immune system function and its blood circulation, giving it a refreshed and healthy new glow. This Organic olive leaf extract cleanses the impurities from skin without stripping its natural oils.

The developers at Ageless Derma Skin Care believe they are making something extraordinary happen. Their line of physician-grade skin care items incorporates an important philosophy: promoting overall skin health by delivering the most advanced biotechnology and natural ingredients to all of the skin’s layers. This attitude still resonates today with company founder, Dr. Farid Mostamand, who nearly a decade ago began his journey to provide the best skin care options for people who want to have healthy and beautiful looking skin at any age. About their latest product, Dr. Mostamand says, “Super Green Natural Gentle Facial Cleansing Gel will make skin healthier with better texture and tone. Its certified organic ingredients are safe to use, were not tested on animals and use environmentally sensitive packaging.”

Ageless Derma products are formulated in FDA-approved Labs. All ingredients are inspired by nature and enhanced by science. Ageless Derma products do not contain parabens or any other harsh chemicals, and they are never tested on animals. The company has formulated five unique lines of products to address any skin type and skin condition.

New Skin Care Supplement by Elina Organics Helps Relieve Acne and Rosacea

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 18, 2014

Restore and balance yourself from the inside out with a new supplement that’s not only good for your skin, but your entire body! It’s called Skin Balance by Elina Organics and it contains organic spirulina (blue and green algae), vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid) and pharmaceutical MSM (organic sulfur). It’s beneficial for all complexions, especially those prone to acne and rosacea.

“For many years I encouraged my clients to take MSM, spirulina and vitamin B5 together because they compliment each other and work synergetically to benefit problem complexions,” says Elina Fedotova, CEO and formulator of Elina Organics. “For some reason they would take one or two, but rarely all of them on a daily basis. So they could easily take all three of these ingredients in in the most beneficial proportions, I formulated Skin Balance.”

More about the Ingredients in Skin Balance:

Spirulina is known for its nourishing amino acids, high beta carotene content and its detoxifying and alkalizing effects.

MSM (Methylsulfonylmethane) is a source of organic sulfur and has proven anti-inflammatory effects on the skin.

Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) is a member of the B-complex of vitamins. It helps improve the skin’s metabolism and reduce acne.

“We have received so many wonderful testimonies. Clients with rosacea say taking Skin Balance has diminished skin redness and irritation in the morning. Clients with acne report fewer break outs and less irritation. They also feel more relaxed and energized.”

Elina Organics

Elina Fedotova is the CEO and formulator of Elina Organics. She is an award winning aesthetician and cosmetic chemist who uses the intelligence of nature to heal and restore the skin. Her edible products and holistic skin care expertise have been featured on Good Morning America Live! and Chicago’s ABC 7, NBC 5, Fox 32, CLTV and WGN-TV. For more information go to, or call 877.384.8300.

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Red-Carpet New Patient Special at North Babcock Dental Care

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

San Antonio, Texas (PRWEB) August 30, 2014

For a limited time, North Babcock Dental Care is offering a thorough exam, including x-rays, to all new patients for ONLY $ 29 (which is a total savings of $ 193). Dr. Stuart Kalmus has been providing a wide range of dental technology for the entire family for over 32 years in South Texas. He and his dedicated staff are available to answer any questions about cosmetic and restorative work, dental implants, simple dentistry, insurance benefits, and alternative payment options. The office also offers a prepayment courtesy of 5% for payments received at least one week prior to a scheduled service.

Services provided at the North Babcock Dental Care include cosmetic and restorative dentistry, tooth conserving dentistry, and biomimetic dentistry (which is removing only what is necessary to restore the teeth to their original appearance and strength). Other general dentistry services include deep whitening (a chair-side procedure), porcelain veneers, dental crowns and implants, natural looking fillings, periodontal disease treatment, Invisalign (the non-hardware approach to a more aligned and straighter smile) as well “sedation dentistry.”

Sedation dentistry refers to the use of sedatives during dental procedures and treatments. These sedatives are used to calm and relax the patient’s mind and body. There are different degrees of sedation, and Dr. Kalmus works closely with each patient to determine the right type of sedation that best fits their needs. With over 75% of people having a fear of going to the dentist, sedation therapy can be used to quickly and safely calm patients with heightened anxiety. Also, more treatments can be accomplished in a single visit with sedation dentistry, so procedures normally taking two or three visits can typically be completed in just one visit.

To learn more about the red carpet new patient special offered by Dr. Kalmus, or to schedule a new patient appointment, go to and fill out the appointment request form, or call the office at 210-625-5993. Try North Babcock Dental Care, your dentist in San Antonio, where “no one should have to pay a fortune to find what is wrong with their dental health or try out a new dentist.”

For more info:

North Babcock Dental Care

5970 Babcock Rd San Antonio, TX 78240

(210) 691-1200

Global Public Health Organization NSF International Launches Cosmetics and Personal Care Program in Response to Retailer and Consumer Concerns of Safety and Quality

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) February 14, 2014

Global public health organization NSF International has launched the NSF Cosmetics and Personal Care Program in response to growing concerns from consumers and retailers regarding adulteration, mislabeling and counterfeiting issues. The new program provides auditing, training, product testing, claim substantiation and certification services developed by NSF to enable manufacturers to improve the quality and safety of their products and retailers to strengthen the oversight of their cosmetic and personal care suppliers.

The NSF Cosmetics and Personal Care Program addresses the needs raised by new legislation, retailer-prohibited chemical lists and manufacturing-related quality issues which have driven rapid changes to the $ 300 billion global cosmetics and toiletries market. Consumer safety concerns also have fueled this need. In fact, a recent independent study conducted on behalf of NSF found that 48 percent of consumers are concerned about the quality and safety of personal care products. To help address these concerns, NSF International developed the NSF Cosmetics and Personal Care Program, which includes:

Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Auditing: This program meets the growing demand for third-party verified compliance to cosmetic manufacturing GMP quality standard ISO 22716, which is recognized worldwide and mandated by European regulations. It also encompasses U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidance criteria for cosmetic production, laboratory controls and customer complaint handling, which is essential for cosmetics imported into the United States. Manufacturers earn a graded audit that retailers use to qualify and set standards for their suppliers, and that serves as a baseline for continual improvement.

Bundled Audits for Food, Personal Care and Dietary Supplements: Many facilities produce ingredients for multiple product categories spanning food, cosmetics and dietary supplements, each of which has its own set of specific quality and safety guidelines. NSF perform audits to multiple schemes and labeling requirements including dietary supplement GMPs, food safety schemes benchmarked under the Global Food Safety Initiative, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 in addition to cosmetic GMPs. This eliminates audit redundancy and disruption to production operations while reducing costs.

Testing: This includes testing to verify label claims including “free from” substances like Bisphenol A (BPA), PABA (p-Aminobenzoic acid), sulfates, parabens and many others. NSF also screens cosmetics for contaminants to verify their safety and quality. This is in addition to substantiating compliance to regulations in Europe and the U.S. (e.g. Proposition 65). Label reviews and physical, chemical and performance characteristic comparisons against national brands are also available for retailers that have concerns regarding their private label cosmetics and personal care product lines.

Product Certification: NSF certifies cosmetics to widely accepted programs, including the EPA’s Design for the Environment (DfE) program, which verifies that cosmetic products and ingredients do not contain chemicals of concern such as known carcinogens or reproductive and developmental toxicants. NSF International also certifies cosmetics to either the USDA National Organic Program (NOP) or the American National Standard for personal care products containing organic ingredients (NSF/ANSI 305) via NSF’s sister company QAI. These programs are important to safety-minded consumers in particular as a recent independent study conducted on behalf of NSF found that 44 percent of consumers prefer products that are independently tested and certified.

Training and Consulting: NSF provides GMP training for professionals who are involved in manufacturing and distributing cosmetic and personal care products so they can stay apprised of the changing regulatory landscape and best practices in supply chain quality. Those professionals who know how to conduct gap analyses and identify regulatory noncompliances before they become an issue will add value to the manufacturing process, and also help minimize safety and quality risks. NSF can also provide expert consulting to evaluate a cosmetic manufacturing quality and safety system, help facilities resolve complex quality problems or guide companies through the proper procedures for responding to FDA warning letters.

“The cosmetics industry is becoming increasingly scrutinized as consumers seek safer products and retailers step up to meet this demand,” said Casey Coy, Manager of NSF International’s Cosmetics and Personal Care Program. “With this new program, NSF International has applied 70 years of technical and scientific expertise to develop specialized auditing, testing and certification programs that support retailers in improving their supply chain oversight and cosmetic safety. This program also helps manufacturers demonstrate compliance to retailer requirements and U.S. and European regulations.”

To learn more about the NSF Cosmetics and Personal Care Program, please contact Casey Coy at cosmetics(at)nsf(dot)org or +1 734-904-2995.

Media Contact: To schedule an interview with an NSF cosmetic or personal care expert, contact Kelly Ingerly at media(at)nsf(dot)org or +1 734-827-6850.

About NSF International: NSF International is an independent global organization that writes standards, and tests and certifies products for the food, water, health sciences and consumer goods industries to minimize adverse health effects and protect the environment ( Founded in 1944, NSF is committed to protecting human health and safety worldwide. NSF International is a Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Center on Food Safety, Water Quality and Indoor Environment.

NSF International’s Cosmetics and Personal Care Program provides auditing, ingredient and product testing and certification, and training and education for the cosmetic and personal care industries throughout the entire product lifecycle. NSF International developed the only accredited American National Standard for personal care products containing organic ingredients (NSF/ANSI 305) and provides verification of cosmetic and personal care ingredients to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Design for the Environment (DfE) program.