The management system of Gattefossé SAS, headquarter based in Saint Priest, France, has been audited and certified according to the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 for its activities of design and development, manufacturing, marketing and sales of oleochemical excipients and plant derived products, for pharmaceutical and personal care applications.
Issued by the SGS certification body from June 12, 2018, this certification is part of an ongoing improvement strategy to meet the needs of customers and those of other key stakeholders, and to comply with expected quality standards. This management and continuous improvement approach involves maintaining the systems already in place, monitoring and constantly updating objectives to seek out better performance at every level within the company.
This version of the standard, published in September 2015, reinforces the value of a company’s strategy in its approach to quality, integrating risk analyses for all processes, as well as analyzing opportunities, while taking the external environment into account.
The quality management system of Gattefossé, in accordance with the new version of ISO 9001: 2015, now includes R&D and innovation activities.
“The quality policy is in line with the strategic axes of Gattefossé. It sets management’s direction for quality and provides a framework for determining the company’s objectives”.Jean-Pierre Laforêt, Group Director of Industrial Operations at Gattefossé.
This certification also applies to Gattefossé Asia Pacific since December 2017 for marketing and selling speciality ingredients and formulation solutions for the health and beauty industries around the world, as well as managing its operations with its partners. Production activities as part of its partnership with Faci are also ISO9001: 2015 and GMP (Good Manufacturing Pratices) certified.