In the agricultural and food sector the system of certifications is regulated by the regulation (UE) 2018/848 , which indicates precise rules for the definition and the certification of organic farmed products. This system, in Italy, is task of strict certification Authorities recognised by the Ministry.
In the sector of herbal cosmetics do exist rules which are applied voluntarily and are
generally shared between the authorities of supervision. This authorities decide which synthetic substances can be used and in which dose.
This way, the traceability and the origin of the prime material is always guaranteed. Even this capillary supervision, the controls are not done during all producing processes, and so there is the necessity to trust the producing company and the accuracy of the latter.