As I previously announced, I Chair the GRMA Joint Committee on the Good Manufacturing Practices for Cosmetics. I am excited to share after 4-years of hard work by so many of its members, the Global Retailer and Manufacturers Alliance ("GRMA") is now an official, independent nonprofit organization! Many major retailers, manufacturers, trade associations and certification bodies … Continue reading GRMA is Now an Independent Nonprofit Organization
Category: Business Practices
NSF GRMA Joint Committee for Cosmetics Looking for Members
NSF is seeking experts to serve on the GRMA Joint Committee for Good Manufacturing Practices for Cosmetics. Specifically, members from industry (cosmetic manufacturers) and public health (academia, government, public health officials, doctors) are still needed before the Joint Committee may be officially formed. Members provide technical guidance, review and vote on revisions to draft/proposed NSF/ANSI standards, … Continue reading NSF GRMA Joint Committee for Cosmetics Looking for Members
Our Manufacturing Agreement Says What?!
I am always amazed when a new client informs me they do not have a written agreement with their third party manufacturer(s). Or, they have one but don't know the key terms or haven't looked at it in years. So when I heard about this case, I figured it was a good topic for discussion. Ask yourself this-- … Continue reading Our Manufacturing Agreement Says What?!