The QACS lab offers the cosmetic testing and regulatory services needed to comply with the European Law requirements. Cosmetics in the European Union are regulated under the EC Regulation 1223/2009 which came into full force in July of 2013.
A number of substances is either restricted or subject to limitations of use. Lists of regulated substances are included in the Annexes of the EC Cosmetics Regulation. The QACS analytical lab offers cosmetic testing for Traces and Impurities, Allergens, Preservatives, UV filters and other Regulated substances listed in the Annexes.
Cosmetic testing services also include a variety of protocols on Preservation Efficacy Tests - PET (Challenge Testing for Cosmetics), Microbiological Testing, Allergen Determination, Assays on Traces - Impurities, Patch Test, Stability Testing for Cosmetics, Efficacy Studies, Safety Assessment, Product Information File (PIF) compilation and Notification to the European Authorities (CPNP).
Cosmetics testing is supplemented by a number of consulting services on the topics of cosmetic product labeling, claim substantiation, manufacturing site suitability and Good Manufacturing Practices. Clients may submit product artworks for label review and EU marketability verification. Cosmetic manufacturers may apply for GMP compliance verification audits according to the ISO 22716 international standard.
The QACS quality system is ISO 17025 accredited, ISO 9001 certified and GLP compliant.
By contracting to QACS cosmetic product manufactures, producers and distributors ensure that their products are safe, legit and of high quality standards.
Our experienced scientists are ready to help determine the best and most cost effective cosmetics testing for your needs. We also offer a 24h courier transport service for EU based clients. Request more information or pricing list and see how our team can help you with cosmetics testing.