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The International Natural and Organic Cosmetic Association

Identification number in the register: 75060586073-86
Registration date: 24/06/2011 11:02:53

The information on this entity was last modified on: 13/04/2015 12:15:14
The date of the last annual update was: 13/04/2015 12:15:14
Next update due latest on: 13/04/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

The International Natural and Organic Cosmetic Association



    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Trade and business associations

    Contact details

Rue Washington, 40
2nd floor
P.O. box: 13
Brussels 1050

(+32) 26132930

    Person with legal responsibility

Ms  Julie Tyrrell


    Person in charge of EU relations

Ms  Julie Tyrrell


    Goals / remit

• NATRUE is a non-profit association representing authentic natural and organic cosmetic industry.

• Our goal is to promote and protect natural and organic cosmetic products with a high standard of quality and integrity as set out in our NATRUE criteria.

• NATRUE ensures the availability of high quality raw materials for natural organic cosmetics (e.g. sustainable/organic production of ingredients).

• We embrace people who share the belief of harmony and nature and join forces to protect nature and biodiversity

  • European
  • global
  • national

    Specific activities covered by the Register

Cosmetics Regulation 1223/2009
Organic Regulation 834/2007

Cosmetics working Group
Collaboration: DG SANTE, DG Justice, DG GROW
CEN -TC392
IFOAM round table keep GMO out of organics
ISO-TC217 (liasion member)
FISCUALIS project (Denaturants)
Round Table Natural Organic Cosmetic Ingredients & Products (Cosmetic Europe)
Scientific innovation: 7th Framework Programme EU funded research grant (262507)
Thailand-EU Cooperation (SCRIPT)project
Expert Knowledge: Technical training on legislative framework development (BNAEOPC)




Cosmetics Working Group
Collaboration: DG SANTE, DG Justice, DG GROW



Following the Cosmetic Regulation 1223/2009 and the REACH Directive (EC 1907/2006)

Participated in EU Green Week May 2012.

7th Framework Programme SME-2011-2 - O4S

"Sustainable surfactant production from renewable resources through natural fermentation for applications in natural, organically-certified products".

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

100%: 1   50%: 1   25%: 1



• Our main lobbying activity is to establish an appropriate and strict definition of authentic ‘natural’ and ‘organic’ cosmetics.

• We also would like to work closely with the European Institutions to ensure safety and quality of natural and organic cosmetic ingredients and products (e.g. though REACH, Directive (1907/2006), and Regulation (EC) No 1223 2009 on cosmetic products).

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Development
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Public Health
  • Research and Technology
  • Trans-European Networks

    Membership and affiliation

Our members list


IFOAM International (

Organic Trade Association (


    Financial data

01/2014  -  12/2014

10,000 € - 24,999 €

1,636,600 €

7th Scientific innovation: 7th Framework Programme EU funded research grant (262507)

7,673,183 €

7th FrameScientific innovation: 7th Framework Programme EU funded research grant (262507)

Annual accounts for 2014 and Budget forecast for 2015 available upon request.

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.