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    Challenge Testing

    Preservation efficacy test (PET). The manufacturer must guarantee the efficacy of the preservation of his products experimentally by Challenge Testing.

  • In Vitro Irritation Test

    In Vitro Irritation Test

    Validated test (ECVAM) for substances and mixtures, GLP Certificate

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    Patch Testing

    Patch testing, a procedure under the control of a dermatologist, that aims to assess the dermal tolerability of cosmetic products.

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    Stability Testing

    The evaluation of chemical physical microbiological stability and the contents and the possible interactions between the contents and its immediate container.

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    Safety Assessment

    Cosmetic products on the EU market, should have undergone a safety assessment according to (EC) Regulation 1223/2009.

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    Regular presence in international shows and exhibitions in Europe and Middle East.

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QACS The Challenge Testing Laboratory

Established in the year 2002, the QACS Laboratory is based in Athens Greece, providing Quality Assurance & Quality Control Services to the consumer products industry for food and non food products, Cosmetics, Biocides, Pharmaceuticals, Foodstuffs. QACS operates in 600m2 premises, designed for and dedicated to testing activities. The company’s core business is structured around the poles of Microbiology, Chemistry and Regulatory. Services include Regulatory and quality assurance (Safety Assessment, PIF-CPNP, GMP Compliance) supported by specialized laboratory services (Challenge Testing, Microbiological Enumeration, Traces Impurities, Patch Test, Stability Test). The QACS Laboratory is accredited by ESYD under the EN ISO 17025 standard for the testing of Foodstuffs & Cosmetics (certificate no 195), certified by Bureau Veritas under ISO 9001 and GLP compliant, certified by the National Organization for Medicines (EOF) for performing chemical and microbiological tests on Cosmetics and Pharmaceuticals. The internal quality control scheme includes regular participation in inter-laboratory schemes. Founding member of the European Responsible Person Assossiation (ERPA). The QACS Laboratory, known as "The Challenge Testing laboratory" regularly participates in international shows in Europe and the Middle East.

ΙΣΟΛΟΓΙΣΜΟΣ 2014 (pdf)