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On this part of the site, we have gathered together all the forms and documents you might need to join as a member, use the COSMOS-standard, progress your certification or become an authorised certifier.  Please feel free to download them as necessary.

  • COSMOS-standard  PLEASE NOTE the English language version is the official version – the others are for information only. If in doubt, please check the English language version.

For members

Here is the membership application form and also the bylaws of the COSMOS-standard AISBL which is our Constitution.

For cosmetic companies and manufacturers

If you want to certify your products, then you will have to apply to an authorised certifier, but you will also need the Standard and the various guides below that inform and interpret the Standard.

For certification bodies

All the requirements to be authorised to certify to the COSMOS-standard are in the Control Manual, along with the other formal documents including the certifier contract, which are all below, including the fee structure.

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