Thursday, December 18, 2008Cosmetics glossary


La marque NF

A logo indicating that the product is in conformity with French Standards of quality and safety.

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Very prominent on articles used in daily life, the logo of NF brand appears on cosmetic products and above all on dental products. Delivered under the aegis of AFNOR, French organization of certification and evaluation of products and services, it guarantees not only conformity to the standards in force, but also to additional quality standards.
For toothpastes, it thus takes into account certain properties like abrasiveness, polishing capacity, fluoride or heavy metals content, pH …

For further information
Website of AFNOR

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