Mérieux NutriSciences can work with your R&D and marketing teams to perform clinical evaluations in order to demonstrate the efficacy of your product. Our full-service offer includes study design and consultancy on protocols to support specific claims and label information, along with data monitoring and biostatistical expertise.

Our scientific evaluations on human volunteers provide essential data to substantiate claims such as wrinkle reduction, water resistance and sun protection factors.
The laboratory offers a high level of performance and flexibility to address a wide range of studies.
It is possible to provide evidence of cosmetic product efficacy using an integrated approach offering synergy between various skin imaging techniques.
All clinical tests are conducted in accordance with international regulatory guidelines and in full compliance with the ethical principles set out in the Declaration of Helsinki. They are carried out by qualified and suitably trained technicians.

Mérieux NutriSciences offers in vivo testing on healthy volunteers to provide scientific data in support of the following claims:

  • Facial care
  • Body care
  • Hair care
  • Make-up
  • Toiletries
  • Sunscreen products
  • Nail care
  • Oral care
  • Microbiota analysis

Our most common tests and services

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.

Stability and Period After Opening (PAO)

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. 

Stability and Period After Opening (PAO)
OTC Cosmetics

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
OTC Cosmetics
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