Evonik Receives Halal CertEvonik Receives Halal Cert
December 16, 2013
ESSEN, GermanyEvonik Industries received halal certification by GmbH & Co Kommanditgesellschaft, a partner of the Islamic Centre Hamburg, for its facilities in Essen and Duisburg. The certification ensures that food and drinks, in addition to cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, are permissible according to ritual Islamic regulations.
The certification applies to products manufactured in the two plants, including various esters. The products do not contain additives deemed impure by Islamic law, according to Muslim experts that visited the plants on Nov. 7, 2013.
With this certification we have achieved an important step to significantly expand our business opportunities for oleochemicals based ingredients for personal care in the globally emerging markets, said Klaus Jenni, senior product compliance manager of the Business Line Personal Care.
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