that meet SCA's criteria of excluding and restricting toxic chemicals that form the KEY ISSUES, are published with the appropriate certification abbreviations in A-Z order above. Approved companies
are permitted to use SCA's trademarked logo's online, for an annual fee brands can license the certification seals for printed marketing materials including product labels.
To meet SCA's criteria,
companies must produce products that exclude and restrict harmful toxic chemicals from
formulations. SCA's Toxic Free List promotes products that are Natural
& Organic, products are made from plant or mineral based ingredients
that are well known to be safe and non-toxic. Companies are permitted
to use animal sourced ingredients, however SCA further promotes
companies that exclude animal sourced ingredients, supporting Vegan
& Cruelty Free formulations.
highly recommends that companies formulate their products without the
use of animal sourced ingredients and without testing on animals.
Ideally all cosmetic companies should support CCF in their campaign to
end harm to animals: CCF - Choose Cruelty Free