Are you looking to determine the safety and efficacy of a new cosmetic, sunscreen or hair care product? Whether you need product quality tests, in vitro toxicity analysis, or evidence to support claims, we can help.
Mérieux NutriSciences offers expert clinical tests and analytical services to support the development of new personal care and cosmetic products.
Our studies are conducted according to international guidelines and protocols in compliance with top-level quality standards (GLP/GMP, ISO 17025).
Our services include:
- Efficacy and claims support
- Physico-chemical quality control
- Microbiological quality control
- Stability and period after opening (PAO)
- Sensory analysis and consumer research
- Skin Microbiome
All our Tests and Services
Full range of scientific tests to support your safety evaluations.
Clinical evaluations in order to demonstrate the efficacy of your product.
Wide range of chemical and physical analyses of cosmetic products in accordance with ICH guidelines.
Characterization and quantification of microorganisms in final cosmetic and personal care products, in intermediate products and for the control of manufacturing environments. We conduct tests to assess the efficiency of antimicrobial preservation agents, as well as sterility and bioburden tests.
To ensure that your products meet quality standards when stored under proper conditions, a safety and stability assessment is required. Mérieux NutriSciences provides a full complement of customizable analytical methods in order to respond to customer requirements on a case-by-case basis.
OTC (over-the-counter) medicines are safe and effective drugs used by the general public without prior recourse to a healthcare professional. OTCs must be manufactured and controlled in accordance with cGMP requirements for pharmaceuticals for human consumption.
Mérieux NutriSciences can help with cGMP compliance in relation to the following:
- Method development and validation
- Quality control
- Stability testing
Human skin is a complex ecosystem with various micro-environmental conditions and skin microbial communities, and it is the home to millions of bacteria, fungi and viruses which compose the skin microbiota.
Skin microbiota is extremely important to the skin health and it plays an essential role in skin protection against external infectious or toxic substances.
Discover more about our services for the Skin Microbiome