Established in the year 2000, 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.
The QACS lab specializes on Preservation Efficacy Testing (PET) the Challenge Testing, applicable also on Pharmaceuticals. On the Biocide sector, the QACS lab provides antibacterial efficacy tests (Suspension tests, Handrub tests). With a module dedicated on sample storage, stability protocols, long term and accelerated are supported. Shelf life studies are offered for Foodstuffs, along with Microbiology tests, Assay of additives and trace substances. Label review and Nutritional Declaration is supported by a team specialized on food technology.