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Fair Trade Ingredients

This product contains some ingredients that have been certified by an organisation promoting fair trade principles relating to social and economic standards. The ingredient traceability is self-declared.

Proof Point Level
Product Business


  • At least 10% of the total product must be certified fair trade
  • This Proof Point applies to cosmetic, non-food products

Publication Requirements

  • Disclose the % of the product that is fair trade

Accepted Evidence

Evidence should strongly support the claim and will be made publicly available

  • List of ingredients with the certifications of fair trade ingredients
  • The following fair trade certifications are accepted: Fairtrade International, FairWild, Fair for Life, Fair Trade Certified, and Association Max Havelaar

Accepted Verifiers

Verifiers are third parties who can confirm the validity of a given Proof Point

  • For a verified Proof Point, use a certification (e.g. Fair For Life)

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