ASEAN GUIDELINES FOR COSMETIC GOOD
Appendix VI – ASEAN Guidelines for Cosmetic Good Manufacturing Practice
ASEAN GUIDELINES FOR COSMETIC GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICE
The GMP Guidelines have been produced to offer assistance to the cosmetic industry in compliance
with the provisions of the ASEAN cosmetic Directive. As this document is particularly intended for
cosmetic products, clear delineation from drug or pharmaceutical product GMP should be kept in
The Good Manufacturing Practices presented here is only a general guideline for the manufacturers
to develop its own internal quality management system and procedures. The important objective
must be met in any case, i.e. the final products must meet the quality standards appropriate to their
intended use to assure consumer’s health and benefit.
The objective of the Cosmetic Good Manufacturing Practice ( GMP ) Guidelines is to ensure
that products are consistently manufactured and controlled to the specified quality. It is
concerned with all aspects of production and quality control.
In the manufacture of cosmetic products, overall control and monitoring is
essential to ensure that the consumer receives products of high quality.
1.1.2 The quality of a product depends on the starting materials, production and
quality control processes, building, equipment and personnel involved.
Quality Management System
1.2.1 A quality system should be developed, established and implemented as a
means by which stated policies and objectives will be achieved. It should
define the organisational structure, functions, responsibilities, procedures,
instructions, processes and resources