Laboratory Testing Services for the Personal Care Industry

Cosmetic Test Labs is an independent laboratory that provides testing services to formulators and manufacturers of cosmetics and other personal care products. The laboratory offers an array of standard and custom studies with fast turnaround times and at affordable prices.

The company was founded by Dr. Benjamin Tanner and is managed by microbiologist Rachelle Baker. Each year, the company tests hundreds of products for shelf life, stability, and preservative effectiveness. Cosmetic test labs also provides routine microbiological quality testing to large cosmetic manufacturers.

The laboratory's testing services include:

The scientific staff is experienced, friendly, and well versed in FDA rules and regulations and current test methods, including USP and CTFA.

The staff of Cosmetic Test Labs is here to help companies understand cosmetic regulations and set up tests as necessary to meet their objectives.

To get started, peruse the menu to the left, call the lab, or request a same day price quote.

A Smart Choice for Established Manufacturers

Cosmetic Test Labs is an excellent business partner to established private label and brand-name cosmetic manufacturers.

The lab serves as a seamless extention of internal testing capabilities by supporting routine internal testing such as daily aerobic plate counts and by conducting preservative efficacy and stability studies as new formulations are developed.

Cosmetic Test Labs provides valuable benefits to Quality Assurance personnel by reducing false alarms and working hand-in-hand to rapidly solve manufacturing problems should they arise. To discuss the advantages of partnering with Cosmetic Test Labs, simply contact the lab today.

A Consultative Approach for Small Companies

Cosmetic Test Labs is the best laboratory for small and medium-sized personal care product companies. We help companies determine appropriate testing in consideration of your budget and scale of manufacturing.

Cosmetic Test Labs understands appropriate product testing regimens and is eager to share expertise.

Laboratory staff are available to discuss testing for new products, reformulated products, and to troubleshoot with our clients when results don't come out as expected.

For those just staring out, we have outlined the five tests every cosmetic producer should know. If you have questions, just give the lab a call.


Services for Formulators and Consultants

Consultants serve a crucial role in the personal care industry, giving ingredient advice, identifying formulators, and finally, helping manufacturers choose a reputable laboratory. Consultants know the importance of preservative challenge studies, stability studies, and routine screening for the presence of bacteria and fungi.

Cosmetic Test Labs is a great partner to consultants. Our goal is to underscore your recommendation to use our lab by providing easy, affordable, and accurate testing to your customers, time after time.

Cosmetic Formulators: Nobody knows better than Cosmetic Test Labs that personal care product formulation is a blend of art and science. We have learned that experience in cosmetic formulation matters, and can serve as a trusted partner to evaluate the microbiological and physical stability of formulations in a cost-effective, rapid manner.

Why Test With Cosmetic Test Labs?

To ensure product safety, and therefore compliance with the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, all companies should do regular product testing including aerobic plate counts on finished goods and a preservative challenge testing on each formulation.

When you fill out our Same Day Price Quote or Contact form, or pick up the phone and call, you can expect to be greeted by a friendly, experienced cosmetic scientist or other laboratory staff who will answer questions about test methods and regulatory compliance.

If testing is in order, the lab will provide you with a no-pressure quote for testing. If your request is highly specialized, we will gladly refer you to a cosmetic testing laboratory or personal care product testing laboratory that can help. Here is a website tour of many resources you will find at Cosmetic Test Labs.

Working with Cosmetic Test Labs is simple and easy, just request a quote or simply give the lab a call or email us.