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Cosmetics Regulatory Compliance and Quality Assurance Expert

If you need to solve quality assurance and regulatory compliance issues in your company, Mr. Geffken provides 30 years' experience in the cosmetic, fragrance and OTC drugs and skin care markets.

Having a strong background in quality engineering and regulatory affairs in major cosmetics companies such as Chesebrough Ponds, Abbot Laboratories, Chanel Inc and Beiersdorf, he will save you valuable time and resources. Boost your company's performance by utilizing the best quality techniques that major firms use, resting assured that you are complying will all required regulations.

Some fields in which Carl Geffken can help you increase quality and reach new markets are:

  • Quality Assurance Management, Reorganization, and Administration
  • cGMP Compliance
  • Quality Improvement and Problem Solving
  • Process Validation Guidance
  • Process Documentation, SOP Development and Technical Writing
  • Supplier Certification
  • Stability Analysis
  • International Product Registration
  • Claim Substantiation
  • Quality Auditing
  • Dossier Preparation
  • Regulatory Support for Monographed OTC Drug Products
  • Labeling Guidance to meet FPLA and OTC Drug Regulations

Team resources are available to urgently assess your needs and then to provide services for prompt corrective action including potential rework and refurbishing. Specialized services are available for product analysis, stability testing, clinical studies, and claim support.

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Cosmetic Industry Affiliations

Mr. Geffken is a current member of Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) and sits in both the International and Government Relations Committees.

He is also a member of the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society, Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributor (ICMAD), the Society for Cosmetic Chemists, the American 'Society for Quality, and was certified as a Quality Engineer in 1988.

Career in Cosmetics

Chesebrough Ponds
Held six different positions of increasing
responsibility in Microbiology and Quality
Management supporting creams and lotions manufacturing [Clinton, CT), sterile dressings (Pleasantville, NJ), medical devices (Watertown, NY), cosmetics & fragrances (Huntsville, AL), international products (Trumbull, CT), and medical products (Trumbull, CT).

American Can Company
Directed quality testing and control programs for several manufacturing locations with the Dixie Feed Service Division prior to its sale to James River Corp.

Abbott Laboratories
Managed quality engineering and technical
documentation for critical care medical device
manufacturing under cGMP regimen with
Sorenson Research Division.

American Can Packaging
Directed quality improvement programs for eleven flexible packaging locations end implemented Phil Crosby Quality Training and Statistical Quality Control Applications.

Chanel Inc.
Responsible for quality and regulatory affairs,
implementing programs in concert with international objectives including supplier certification, cGMP compliance and technical laboratory design.

Beiersdorf Inc.
Managed regulatory and cGMP cornpliance for
skincare products while developing and
overseeing plant wide implementation of a
process validation master plan.


Mr. Geffken received his undergraduate and
graduate education in Microbiology, Public Health and Clinical Pathology and began his career as a faculty member at Wagner College in New York City.

During the next 30 years he has been employed as a quality assurance professional contributing to major multinational cosmetics firms.

In 2004, Mr. Geffken earned his certification as a European Safety Assessor from the Vrije Institut in Brussels, Belgium and recently achieved certification as a Qualified GMP Assessor for SAI Global.

Carl Geffken Consultants

154 Riverview Drive
Guilford, CT 06437

Tel: 203-453-9778
Fax: 203-453-5557

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