Cosmetics & Pharmaceutical Testing

Cosmetics are the substances which are used to modify the appearance or aroma of a human body. Cosmetics or beauty products are a mixture of several chemicals which are either derived from nature or they may be synthetically prepared. As per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the USA the cosmetics are "intended to be applied to the human body for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness or altering the appearance without affecting the body's structure or functions."

Spectro possess a completely self-reliant laboratory, offering a broad range of analytical services for pharmaceutical raw materials as well as the finished products which support many cosmetic industries by working according to different test methods specified in ASTM, ISC, FDA, USP, EPA, BP, etc. We are well equipped with all the essential instruments which have enabled us to provide a wide range of services including testing, consultancy, inspection services and safety assessments. We help the manufacturers, suppliers and retailers by providing those data which is related to the performance and condition of any product.

We offer testing services for the beauty and personal care products that are a part of our everyday life. The samples we accept for testing include creams, shampoos, soaps, detergents, lotions, perfumes, body polishers, cleansers and various others.

The tests we conduct for cosmetics are:

  • Cosmetic Labeling Analysis
  • Durability Testing
  • Microbiological Compatibility Testing
  • Heavy and Toxic Metal Testing
  • Chemical Stability Testing
  • Contaminants Analysis
  • Preservatives Efficacy Analysis

The tests we conduct for cosmetics are:

  • Biological Testing
  • Antimicrobial Effectiveness Testing
  • Radio-labeled Product Release Testing
  • ICH Stability Studies
  • Preservative Efficacy Testing (PET)
  • Pathogen, TVC, Endo-toxin Testing

We are expertise in carrying out the tests for Pharmaceutical industries which include: