INCI Naming System

INCI naming system for cosmetics

When you’re labelling and submitting CNF’s to Health Canada, you need to be using the INCI format.

What is INCI?

INCI stands for the International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients. It is a system of naming cosmetic ingredients that is based on scientific, Latin, and English words of the ingredient, and can be used around the world.

 

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