Industries >> Cosmetics >> Efficacy Studies

Efficacy Testing

Sidebar Image

Eurofins supports you by proving the efficiency of your cosmetic product using a wide range of complementary methods.

Methods:

  • In vitro efficacy tests (often carried out on raw materials) can be correlated to clinical studies
  • Clinical efficacy tests with intervention of scientific experts (medical doctors) and specialists such as coiffeurs, beauticians, etc.)
  • Efficacy tests on volunteers using instrumental methods

Expertise:

  • Facial skincare: Hydrating, anti-ageing, matifying, firming, whitening
  • Hair care: Shampoos, conditioners, hair colours, anti-dandruff, hair gel
  • Body care: Firming, lifting, slimming, anti-cellulite
  • Toiletries: Shower products, soaps, bath products, shaving products, deodorants, toothpaste
  • Make-up: Lip stick, foundation, eye shadow, mascara, nail polish, etc.
  • Perfumes and essential oils
  • Suncare products

How we find solutions:

  • R&D team exclusively dedicated to develop safety tests
  • Dynamic acting regulatory affairs departments that are able to advise you with respect to Cosmetics regulation, always up-to-date
  • Quality assurance guaranteeing reliability, reproducibility, and traceability of results (e.g. ISO-9001 version 2008, compliance with GLP and GCP, site agreement)
  • Several sites across Europe (France, Italy, Poland) and Asia (China)
  • Data base of more than 3,400 active volunteers (France) registered for clinical testing
  • Team of specialists (dermatologists, dentists, gynaecologists, ophtalmologists, paediatrician, etc.) participating in carrying out studies under optimum safety conditions in accordance with actual legal regulations (Law from 09.08.2004)
  • Highly qualified team consistent of biostatisticians, specialised technicians, coiffeurs, beauticians as well as study managers
  • Our equipment consists of the following devices:
    • Fringe projector Body / PRIMOS® BODY
    • Fringe projector Face / PRIMOS® COMPACT
    • XY bi-dimensional table
    • Tape measure
    • Photo station Visia-CR
    • Image analysis software: Colorskin (color reference)
    • Image analysis software: Kalliste
    • Colorimeter
    • Corneometer - Dsquam applicator
    • Cutometer
    • Sebumeter
    • Skin pH meter
    • Tewameter
    • Shampoo Bowl
    • Nikon digital camera and Canfield Epiflash adapter
    • Slit lamp on moving table
    • Clinical evaluation table
    • Medical evaluation light

Your industry is our focus

undefined

For a competitive quotation and expert advice, please contact:

France

Tel. +33 4 42 39 78 08
ProductTesting-AIX@eurofins.com

Spain

Tel. +34 93 4033 720
ProductTesting-BAR@eurofins.com

Germany

Tel. +49 40 570 104 220
ProductTesting-HH@eurofins.com

UK & Ireland

Tel. +44 7887 455 192
ProductTesting-MA@eurofins.com