Auctiv is now certified Organic

Auctiv is now certified Organic

by Jason Yau May 15, 2017

Today Auctiv achieved organic certification for its line of skin and lip care products. Auctiv has always created products using natural and organic ingredients. Certification is simply a symbol of our commitment to organic purity. Certification assures to you that our products contain a minimum of 70% organic content, with all remaining ingredients meeting the strict criteria required under the NSF standards.

Becoming​ ​certified​ ​organic​ ​by​ ​NSF​ ​means​ ​that​ ​we​ ​can​ ​provide​ ​a​ ​guarantee​ ​that​ ​the​ ​products​ ​you use​ comply with strict​ ​standards​ ​and procedures imposed by NSF. From extensive product testing and material analyses to unannounced plant inspections. Every aspect of our product’s development has been thoroughly evaluated before we received the NSF certification. ​The​ ​full​ ​set​ ​of​ ​standards​ ​can​ ​be​ ​found​ on the NSF website here.

Most importantly, NSF certification is not a one-time event, but involves regular on-site inspections of our manufacturing facilities and regular re-testing of our products to ensure that they continue to meet the same high standards required to maintain certification over time. If for any reason we fail to meet one or more certification criteria, NSF will take enforcement actions to protect you, including product recall, public notification, or de-certification.

Oregon​ ​Tilth​ ​is​ ​the​ ​inspection​ ​agency​ that we ​hired ​to​ ​ensure that​ ​the​ ​strict standards​ ​set​ ​by​ ​NSF​ ​are​ ​adhered​ ​too​. ​Today,​ ​after​ ​an​ ​arduous​ ​ ​process​ ​we can proudly say that we are certified Organic by NSF and inspected by Oregon Tilth.

Because​ ​​the process of being certified can be​ strict ​and​ ​expensive​,​ ​there​ ​are​ ​many​ ​companies​ ​that​ have ​chosen not to be certified and can make​ ​false claims​ ​about​ ​being​ ​natural​ ​and​ ​organic.​ Make ​sure​ ​to​ ​check​ ​the​ ​labels​ ​to ensure​ ​that​ ​your​ ​sunscreen​ and/or what you put on your skin ​is​ ​in​ ​fact​ ​natural​ ​or​ ​organic​ ​and​ ​is​ ​certified​ ​by​ ​NSF.

Achieving organic certification is a major milestone for us at this stage of our growth. It is our hope that consumers find great comfort and reassurance in knowing their products are now certified. We​ ​have​ ​a​ ​few​ ​more​ ​products​ ​coming​ ​under the​ ​NSF​ ​certification​ ​that​ ​we​ ​are​ ​excited​ ​to​ ​share.​ ​Check​ ​out​ ​our​ ​latest​ ​line​ ​up​ ​of​ ​now​ NSF certified organic​ ​sunscreen​ ​and​ ​keep​ ​an​ ​eye​ ​out​ ​for​ ​our​ ​new​ ​products​ ​coming​ ​in​ ​Summer​ ​2017.  




Jason Yau
Jason Yau

Author

Co-Founder of Auctiv Sunscreen




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