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Testing services directory.

Below is a list of testing service suppliers. For more information on the companies listed, contact the supplier directly using the information provided.

* 4-Front Research

Unit 4 Enterprise House Manchester Science Park Lloyd Street North Manchester

M15 6SE United Kingdom

Tel: (44) 161 232 4690

Fax: (44) 161 232 4699



Specialties: Clinical safety and efficacy testing for personal care, oral care and nutritional products.

* Advanced Testing Laboratory, Inc.

6954 Cornell Road, Suite 200 Cincinnati, OH 45242

Tel: (513) 489-8447

Fax: (513) 489-9291



Specialties: Microbiology and analytical chemistry testing services. We specialize in the personal care, health, and beauty industries.

* Arkon Consultants

P.O. Box 171087 Irving, TX 75017

Tel: 972-254-1429

Fax: 972-254-1582



Specialties: Formulation analysis, cleaning performance, accelerated shelf life testing.

* Atlas Materials Testing Technology LLC

4114 N. Ravenswood Ave Chicago, IL 60613

Tel: 773-327-4520

Fax: 773-327-5787



Specialties: Natural and accelerated weathering testing.

* Australian Photobiology Testing Facility (APTF)

Suite 204-205 Ross St. Building AO3, University of Sydney New South Wales 2006,


Tel: 61 2 9351 3878

Fax: 61 2 9351 4732



Specialties: Specializing in sunscreen SPF determination; and irritation, allergy, and anti-inflammatory, anti-aging, skin lightening, moisturization testing, and claim substantiation on human skin. Skin testing to international standards, to the industry worldwide. Established for 20 years.

* BioScreen Testing Services, Inc.

3904 Del Amo Blvd. Torrance, CA 90503

Tel: (310) 214-0043

Fax: (310) 370-3642



Specialties: Analytical chemistry testing, microbiological testing, sunscreen analysis, SPF determination, claim substantiation, raw materials and OTC product testing, human patch testing, stability testing and storage.

* Brookfield Engineering Laboratories, Inc.

11 Commerce Blvd. Middleboro, MA 02346



Specialties: Brookfield's state-of-the-art laboratory offers a variety of viscosity testing services capable of measuring Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids using a wide range of spindle geometries. Detailed test results include equipment and measurement system description, viscosity data which includes appropriate tables and graphs, and any recommendations pertinent to your specific material and associated method.

* Chemir Analytical Services

2672 Metro Blvd Maryland Heights, MO

Tel: 800-659-7659

Fax: 314-291-6630



Specialties: Formulation, deformulation/reformulation, impurity profiles, degradation studies, contaminant identification, method development, method validation, failure analysis and chemical analysis of packaging.

* Clinical Research Laboratories, Inc.

371 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854

Tel: 732-981-1616

Fax: 732-909-2879



Specialties: Clinical Research Laboratories, Inc. (CRL) provides a wide range of clinical safety and efficacy testing for the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. Conveniently located in central New Jersey, CRL is dedicated to conducting human clinical test procedures to determine the safety and efficacy of cosmetic, personal care and OTC drug products. Areas of expertise include dermatology, photobiology, ophthalmology, bioinstrumentation, microbiology, cosmetology, consumer research evaluation and clinical trials. CRL offers specialized expertise in the testing of antimicrobial products, disinfectants, mouth rinses, toothpastes, antibiotics and sanitizers.

* Consumer Product Testing Co., Inc.

70 New Dutch Lane Fairfield, NJ 07004

Tel: (973) 808-7111

Fax: (973) 244-7507



Specialties: Consumer Product Testing Company, incorporated in 1975, is a private contract testing laboratory. CPTC initially provided toxicological services to the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, personal care, chemical and household product industries. The company has expanded its capabilities to include analytical chemistry services, clinical safety, efficacy, claims validation, microbiology, sterility testing and in vitro toxicology testing services.

Dermatology Consulting Services

2444 North Main Street High Point NC 27262

(336) 841-2040

Fax: (336) 841-2044


Specialties: Claims substantiation, clinical evaluation, formulation optimization, sensitive skin panels, novel study design.

* Dermexpert Intl.

141 Quai de Valmy Paris, 75010 France

Tel: (33) 1 53358230

Fax: (33) 1 53358231



Specialties: In-vivo testing for cosmetic and dermatological cosmetics and toiletries products. Tailor made testing adapted to client needs.

* Essex Testing Clinic, Inc.

799 Bloomfield Avenue Verona, NJ 07044

Tel: (973) 857-9541

Fax: (973) 857-9662



Specialties: Clinical testing for product safety, efficacy and marketing claims.

* Euroderm Research Ltd.

10 Village Square, Chelmer Village Chelmsford, Essex CM2 6RF UK

Tel: (44) 1245 451421

Fax: (44) 1245 451958


Specialties: Safety, efficacy and acceptability studies.

* Evalulab Inc.

5475 Pare, Suite 206 Mont-Royal Quebec H4P 1P7 Canada

Tel: (514) 343-0001

Fax: (514) 343-9996



Specialties: Evalulab specializes in tolerance, efficacy and consumer preference testing for personal care and natural health products. Our aim is to help manufacturers and marketing firms to predict and boost the success potential of their products and to substantiate their marketing claims with reliable data.

* Gibraltar Laboratories, Inc.

122 Fairfield Road Fairfield, NJ 07004

Tel: (973) 227-6882

Fax: (973) 227-0812



Specialties: Gibraltar Laboatories, Inc. performs microbiology and chemistry testing services. We are ISO 17025 accredited in the areas of quality control release as well as stability, cleaning validation, process validation, raw materials qualification and method development/validation services.

* Harrison Research Laboratories, Inc.

2497 Vauxhall Road Union, NJ 07083

Tel: (908) 688-7600

Fax: (908) 688-7601



Specialties: HRL is an independent research organization. We perform human safety, efficacy and claim substantiation testing of cosmetics, sunscreen and hair products. Our testing capabilities include patch tests, phototoxicity/photoallergy tests, SPF/PFA, ocular tests and use tests.

* Helioscience Laboratories

36 rue Forges (13008 Marseille) Marseille, France 13008


Fax: 03-44-28-99-07



Specialties: In vitro method for sun protection (SPF, UVA, photostability); supplier of Helioplates; PMMA substrate for in vitro testing.

* Hill-Top Research

PO Box 138 Miamiville, OH 45147

Tel: (800) 785-2693

Fax: (513) 831-1217



Specialties: Safety testing, efficacy testing, claims substantiation, sensory testing and microbiology testing.

* InVitro international

17551 Sky Park East, Ste. G Irvine, CA 92861 USA

Tel: (800) 246-8487; (949) 851-8356

Fax: (949) 851-4985



Specialties: Lowest cost, fastest, non-animal dermal and ocular irritation; also dermal corrosivity.


via Bruschetti, 1 Milano 20125 Italy

Tel: (39) 67100695

Fax: (39) 67381628



Specialties: Safety (dermatological, ophthalmological, other safety programs); efficacy, in use (dermal, hair, dental, photobiology/SPF, antiperspirant); sensory analysis (QDA, pair comparison, ranking, triangle, home use); regulatory services (consulting claim substantiation, formulation).

* Metuchen Analytical, Inc.

101 Liberty Street Metuchen, NJ 08840 USA

Tel: (800) 8484-LAB; (732) 321-5200

Fax: (732) 321-5203



Specialties: Specialists in research chemistry, microbiology and materials science (materials failure analysis, dentification of unknowns.) Analytical research services in chemistry, microbiology, and materials science for pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and packaging. Compendial analysis, containers, DSC, OVI, and TOC. Identification of unknown residues.

* Panspermia Microbiology

AI Mildmay Industrial Estate

Burnham on Crouch Essex CM0 8SH UK

Tel: (44) 1621 785355

Fax: (44) 1621 785585



Specialties: Microbiology testing of topical products including cosmetics and toiletries.

* Perritt Laboratories

145 South Main Street, P.O. Box 147 Hightstown, NJ 08520

Tel: (609) 443-4848

Fax: (609) 443-5293



Specialties: Child-resistant package testing, microbiological testing and process water system testing.

* proDERM Institute for Applied Dermatological Research GmbH

Kiebitzweg 2, Schenefeld Hamburg 22869 Germany

Tel: (49) 40-839-358-0

Fax: (49) 40-839-358-39



Specialties: Planning, conduct and evaluation of clinical trials in the following fields: dermatology, cosmetology, ophthalmology and dentistry. Consultation in the areas of dermatotoxicology and dermatopharmacology.

* Q Laboratories, Inc.

1400 Harrison Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45214-1606

Tel: (513) 471-1300

Fax: (513) 471-5600



Specialties: Microbiology and analytical chemistry

* Q Research Solutions, Inc.

Renaissance Corporate Center

3548 Route 9, South, 2nd Floor Old Bridge NJ, 08857

Tel: (732) 952-0000

Fax: (732) 952-0001



Specialties: Total opinion research solutions that are rapid and budget friendly for consumer packaged goods, food and beverage, and pharmaceutical and healthcare.

* Qualimax LLC

55 Railroad Avenue Ridgefield, NJ 07657

Tel: 201.313.3353

Fax: 201.313.3354



Specialties: Qualimax is an independent analytical contract laboratory with qualified and experienced team of scientists. An FDA registered, inspected and GMP laboratory, Qualimax is an ultimate outsourcing laboratory providing accurate, reliable, on time and cost effective results for all analytical needs. A summary of tests performed are: all USP/NF, FCC, AOAC, BP, EP, JP, CTFA, FDA/BAM, in-vitro sunscreen analysis (SPF), active sunscreen analysis, microbiology, zinc oxide, titanium oxide, raw materials, finished products, all wet chemistry related tests.

* Rapid Precision Testing Laboratory

8225 Rockcreek Parkway Cordova, TN 38016

Tel: (901) 386-0175

Fax: (901) 386-7218



Specialties: Rapid Precision specializes in on-site precision spectral measurement of light sources used in drug and cosmetic testing and certification that the sources meet appropriate standards. In addition to NIST traceable spectral measurement, our laboratory has unique photometric capabilities in order to provide various photostability and other phototests for a variety of product s and materials using a variety of different light sources and monochromators.

* Roberts Associates

28 Belmont Park Avenue Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 6JS UK

Tel: (44) 1628-620454

Fax: (44) 7770-926955


Specialties: Consultancy services for UK and European cosmetic toiletry and healthcare products, covering legal compliance, product information packs for UK/EU, manufacturer assessment/audits, project management, supplier selection, customer liaison, quality management, product development and manufacture, crisis planning and avoidance. Product areas include: hair care, skin care, bath and shower, body care, oral hygiene, antiperspirants and deodorants, sun care, baby care, bodysprays and fragrances, men's toiletries.

* Sequani Clinical

Vine House, New Street Ledbury, Herefordshire HR8 2DX UK

Tel: (44) 1531 637400

Fax: (44) 1531 631554



Specialties: Safety and efficacy testing of cosmetics, medical devices and pharmaceutical.

* S.K.I.N., Inc.

151 E. 10th Ave. Conshohocken, PA 19428

Tel: (610) 825-4792

Fax: (610) 825-5257


Specialties: Bioengineering-ultrasound, PRIMOS, OCT, image analysis, clinical photography, environmental chamber, scanning laser doppler.

* Solar Light Company Inc.

100 East Glendside Avenue Glenside, PA 19038

Tel: (215) 517-8700

Fax: (215) 517-8747



Specialties: Solar Light is recognized worldwide as a manufacturer of precision UV light sources, solar simulators, radiometers, and detectors. Its solar simulators can precisely reproduce the solar ultraviolet spectrum as well as full spectrum sun light, providing output levels from one to 30 times the intensity of the sun. These light sources are used for clinical testing, SPF sunscreen testing, photobiology research, phototoxicity evaluations, photoallergy studies, material testing and UV curing.

* SpinControl

238, Rue Giraudeau Tours, 37210 France

Tel: (33) 2-47-62-79

Fax: (33) 2-47-37-58-28



Specialties: Specialist in in vivo efficacy tests since 1991, we provide tailor-made solutions to meet your most original problems. As a partner in your development, whether in France or in Asia, we provide our support for the realization of your scientific projects. Our specificity: to propose innovative techniques such as 3D morphology, topography, digital image analysis, to prove your claims with originality.

* Structure Probe, Inc.

P.O. Box 656 West Chester, PA 19381-0656

Tel: (610) 436-5400

Fax: (610) 436-5755



Specialties: Claims substantiation and ingredients characterization using electron microscopy.

* Suncare Research Laboratories, LLC

2518 B Reynolda Road Winston Salem, NC 27106

Tel: (336) 725-6501

Fax: (336) 725-6503



Specialties: SPF, UVA protection; in vitro critical wavelength and photostability; photoallergy/phototox.

* TRI/Princeton

601 Prospect Avenue Princeton, NJ 08540 USA

Tel: (609) 924-3150

Fax: (609) 683-7149



Specialties: Expertise in understanding the effects of treatments on hair: body, shine, strength, manageability, product build-up, coloring, moisturizing, perming, straightening, blow-drying, sunlight and pollution. Services include claims substantiation, product evaluation, consulting, instrument development, method development, proprietary contract research, consortia research projects and professional education courses.
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