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Hygiene products: Chemical and Physical Analysis

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Eurofins provides a bespoke Product Testing service tailored to your individual needs.

Your needs:

  • To know a PRODUCT TESTING service you can trust
  • To have confidence
  • To access to solutions that guarantee compliance with the regulatory requirements at each step of the product's life cycle
  • To check your raw materials and finished goods

Our solutions:

Eurofins offers the complete analytical spectrum for the analysis of hygiene products:

With reference to the Cosmetic Directive of the Council 76/768/EEC, respectively 1223, we examine in the soaking lotion:

  • Fragrances (e.g. EC allergens, Majantol and more than 78 from IFRA restricted fragrances)
  • Polycyclic musk compounds
  • Nitro-musk compounds
  • Preservatives
  • Skin-nurturing substances:
    • Panthenol
    • Allantoin
    • Bisabolol
    • Urea

Unwanted substances according to the BfR criteria - analysis of dry hygiene products:

  • Optical brighteners
  • Formaldehyde, free and bonded
  • Glyoxal
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls
  • EOX/AOX (halogenic organic compounds)
  • Azo dyes
  • Phthalates
  • Bleeding resistance of dyes
  • Organotin compounds
  • PCBs
  • Thiazolinones

Test plans

How we find solutions:

  • Highly qualified team dedicated to develop chemical and physical analytic test protocols
  • Quality assurance guaranteeing reliability, reproducibility, and traceability of results (e.g. ISO 17025)
  • High-tech equipment:
    • Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (TF-IR)
    • Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS)
    • Spectrophotometry UV/VIS
    • ICP-OES, ICP-MS
    • Chromatography: GC/FID, GC/ FPD, GC/NPD, GC/MS, HS-GC/ MS, ATD-GC/FI, HPLC provided with various detectors such as UV/ VIS, DAD, Fluorescence, Electrochemical, Amperometric, MS/MS
    • Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR and SNIF-NMR®)
    • Real time PCR
    • DNA sequencer
  • Continuous performance control by internal quality management and participation in inter-laboratory comparisons, such as
    • FAPAS (Food analysis Performance Assessment Scheme)
    • DANAK (The Danish Accreditation and Metrology Fund, Society)
    • DGHM (German Hygienic and Microbiological Society)
    • EDANA (European Disposables & Nonwovens Association)

Your industry is our focus

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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