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150 years and 5 generations of family soapmaking
Dr. Bronner’s was founded in 1948 by Emanuel Bronner, a third- generation master soapmaker from a German-Jewish soapmaking family. He used the labels on his superb ecological soaps to spread his message that we must realize our unity across religious & ethnic divides or perish: “We are All-One or None!” Still family-owned and run, Dr. Bronner’s honors its founder’s vision by continuing to make socially & environmentally responsible products of the highest quality, and by dedicating our profits to help make a better world. All-One!
USDA OrganicDr. Bronner’s products are certified organic to USDA National Organic Program (NOP) standards, the same standards consumers trust to certify their organic food. Products with more than 95% organic ingredients carry the USDA label on the front, while our castile soaps (over 90% organic) carry the “Made with Organic Oils” statement.
Oregon Tilth Certified OrganicOrganic certifier Oregon Tilth is a nonprofit that promotes biologically sound & socially equitable agriculture.
Fair for LifeOur main ingredients are certified fair trade under the Fair for Life Certification Programme which verify that ethical working conditions and fair prices are provided along our entire supply chain. Dr. Bronner’s was the first company to establish certified fair trade supply chains for coconut oil and palm oil.
NSF: Personal Care Products Containing Organic IngredientsDr. Bronner’s All-One Toothpaste is certified to NSF/ANSI 305 standards, meaning it contains at least 70 percent certified organic ingredients but does not meet the NOP food-focused requirements due to processes and methods used in body care production.
Leaping BunnyDr. Bronner’s products and ingredients are never tested on animals so qualify for the Leaping Bunny logo through the Coalition for Consumer Information on Cosmetics’ (CCIC) Leaping Bunny Program.
Vegan ActionVegan Action certifies that our vegan products do not contain any animal products or byproducts, and that no animal products are used in the manufacturing process. Only a few of our products are not vegan: our Lip Balms and Body Balms contain beeswax, and our Facial Toners (sold in Japan and Korea) contain honey.
B CorpCertified B Corps™ are for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.
Non-GMO ProjectDr. Bronner’s products do not contain any genetically modified ingredients/organisms (GMOs). Non-GMO verification ensures that our products and ingredients are free from GMO engineering or contamination.
Dr. Bronner’s Virgin Coconut Oil is certified kosher. Final products, along with our manufacturing processes, comply with a strict policy based on kosher food laws, including cleanliness, purity, and quality.