GMP - that is, good production practices, the first Congress of the United States in order to regulate the production of drugs and promulgated in 1963. This is also the world's first GMP. Because the GMP in the regulation of drug production, improve the quality of drugs, to ensure drug safety effect is very obvious, the FDA of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1980 issued a food GMP to regulate food production. In 1992, FDA issued a cosmetic GMP guidelines to guide cosmetics manufacturers to regulate the production of cosmetics, so as to ensure the health and safety of cosmetics. The European Union in its territory in order to ensure the production and sales of cosmetics (including imported from the EU) will not cause harm to the cosmetics directive issued in July 26, 1976 76/768/EE of the health of consumers, in February 27, 2003 promulgated the directive of the latest (Seventh Edition). The latest Directive requires the production of cosmetics factory needs to comply with good operating practices, the focus is to ensure the safety and hygiene of the production process, to prevent foreign substances, toxic, microbial contamination products.
Sales in the United States and the European Union on the market of cosmetics, cosmetics must comply with u. s.federal regulations or the EU Cosmetics Directive -- GMPC called Chinese called cosmetic good manufacturing practices, in order to ensure the normal use of the health of consumers.