Cosmetic Product Analysis

STERIS Laboratories offers cosmetic product analysis and comprehensive analytical support for the development and manufacturing of cosmetics products.

STERIS Laboratories performs cosmetic product analysis to help manufacturers and distributors of cosmetic products ensure their products meet quality standards and comply with the EU directive guidelines. Typical active ingredients in personal care and cosmetic products include preservatives, vitamins and sunscreens.

Stability testing of cosmetic products

Our cosmetic product analysis service also includes stability testing. The purpose of stability testing cosmetic products is to ensure that a new or modified product meets the intended physical, chemical and microbiological quality standards as well as functionality and aesthetics when stored under appropriate conditions.

Cosmetics Analysis services include:

  • Preservative efficacy testing
  • Sterility testing
  • TAMC/TYMC
  • Contamination of bacteria, yeast and mould
  • pH value
  • Viscosity
  • Texture flow
  • Emulsion stability
  • Particle size uniformity and/or particle agglomeration
  • Real-time stability study
  • Accelerated ageing study

Cosmetics Analysis is used for:

  • Preservatives
  • Vitamins
  • Sunscreens
  • Personal Care

Available services vary between laboratories. Contact us to learn more about the services offered at each of our locations

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