Control substances of concern, harmful chemicals, and contaminants in consumer products, over the counter (OTC), personal care, home, and beauty products. Together, we'll ensure your products meet both European and US guidelines.
Cost effective projects are tailored to meet your specific needs. Our in-depth understanding of evolving industry trends and changing regulations allows us to meet the needs of our customers.
Test consumer products for substances of concern
We offer routine testing of consumer products for common substances of concern and contaminants, including:
- Fragrances (F&C)
- Benzalkonium Chloride
- Acrylic Acid Polymers
- Formaldehyde Carriers
- Chlorine Bleach
- Optical Brighteners
- Bisphenol A (BPA)
Start the conversation about screening and testing of products for substances on the prohibited substances list and/or materials that can be used only in specified circumstances.
Manufacturers of personal care products can learn what steps to take to make sure products are safe and what can be done if a product is found to have benzene at unsafe levels in this article, Top 5 Things Manufacturers Need to Know About Benzene Contamination.
Consumer product testing services
Expedite speed-to-market and ensure the safety, quality and efficacy of your products with Element’s comprehensive product development and testing services. Services include:
- Compendial and monograph testing
- Method verification
- Method development, validation, optimization and transfer
- Stability programs and shelf-life studies
- Contaminant identification
- Raw material selection and verification
- Cosmeceutical safety testing
- Cosmeceutical product screening (emulsifiers, preservatives, formaldehyde, synthetic fragrances, impurities and contaminants)
- Colloidal oatmeal method development, validation, and testing
The Element advantage
You'll control substances of concern and harmful contaminants in consumer products and materials when you partner with Element. Our fully customizable, comprehensive testing programs are tailored to address the regulatory and industry expectations of your end-market, securing your competitive advantage.
To learn more about Element’s consumer substances of concern testing services, contact us today.
Element offers a diverse array of microbiology testing services and can serve clients from early-stage antimicrobial product development and non-GLP screen testing all the way through GLP testing for submission.
Analytical Chemistry Testing
We offer our clients full product and analytical chemistry solutions. Our GLP and cGMP chemistry offerings include chemical characterization of active ingredients, testing of product-specific impurities, physical chemistry analysis and storage stability testing.
ICH, USP, EP, BP and JP monograph tests of raw material, drug substance/product, starting material, cell banks, vectors, bulk harvest and control cells.
Pharmaceutical Stability Storage and Testing
Element offers advanced pharmaceutical stability testing and ICH storage services to ensure the maintenance of product quality, safety and efficiency throughout the shelf life.