Testing services directory.
* 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
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
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
Specialties: Formulation analysis, cleaning performance, accelerated shelf life testing.
* Atlas Materials Testing Technology LLC
4114 N. Ravenswood Ave Chicago, IL 60613
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
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
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
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
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
E-mail: BethP@whoisq.com, LisaB@whoisq.com
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
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.
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.
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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