Cosmetic tests

One of the principal obligations of Responsible person is to guarantee the safety of a cosmetic product for human health. (Art. 3 and 4 Reg. CE 1223/2009 about the security of the cosmetic product). As well as ensure the product’s security, the current legislation establish that the product’s effectiveness shall be tested by functions tests. Depending on the results of laboratory tests, it will be possible to insert established claims or statement on the labels.

We perform the following tests:

  • Cosmetic products’ stability (SHELF LIF)
  • Microbiological test
  • Challenge Test: assessment of the conservation
  • Consumer test
  • Pao
  • Heavy metal research
  • Nickel Test
  • Het Cam Test:  to determine the ocular irritation potential of substances
  • Cytotoxicity test
  • Patch Test: skin irritation potential
  • Other types of analysis for particular cosmetics or with different characteristics from common cosmetics
  • EN 1040 – Chemical and antiseptic disinfectants – Quantitative suspension test for evaluation of the basic bactericidal activity of chemical and antiseptic disinfectants.
  • EN 1275 Chemical and antiseptic disinfectants – Quantitative suspension test for the evaluation of the basic fungicidal or fermentative activity of chemical and antiseptic disinfectants.
  • EN 1500 – Chemical and antiseptic disinfectants – Hygienic hand treatment for friction – on 18/20 volunteers.
  • EN 1650 – Chemical and antiseptic disinfectants – Quantitative test in suspension for the evaluation of fungicidal or levuricid activity of chemical and antiseptic disinfectants used in food, industrial, domestic and institutional fields.
  • EN 13624 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics – Quantitative test in suspension for the evaluation of fungicidal or yeasticidal activity in the medical field.
  • EN 13697 – Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics – Quantitative test for non-porous surfaces for the evaluation of the bactericidal and / or fungicidal activity of chemical disinfectants used in the food, industrial, domestic and institutional fields.
  • EN 14348 – Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics – Quantitative test in suspension for the evaluation of the mycobactericidal activity of chemical disinfectants in the medical field, including disinfectants for instruments.
  • EN 14476 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics – Quantitative test in suspension for the evaluation of virucidal activity in the medical area.
  • EN 14561 Chemical and antiseptic disinfectants – Quantitative test with germ carrier for the evaluation of bactericidal activity for instruments used in the medical area.
  • EN 16437 Chemical and antiseptic disinfectants – Quantitative surface test for the evaluation of bactericidal activity of chemical and antiseptic disinfectants used in the veterinary area on porous surfaces without mechanical action.
  • EN 16438 Chemical disinfectants and antiseptics – Quantitative surface test for evaluating the fungicidal or yeasticidal activity of chemical disinfectants and antiseptics in the veterinary area on non-porous surfaces without mechanical action.

Many of our customers ask us for such analyzes also for exports to countries in serious epidemiological crisis.

 

For further information please contact us at the office at +39 0422 410719 or write us an e-mail.

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