Testing of cosmetics

As it is known, SP Laboratorija within the scope of accreditation, also performs testing of goods for personal hygiene and cosmetics.

In collaboration with the laboratories of J.S. Hamilton, we are also able to offer:

  • Assessment of effectiveness and quality of the preservation of cosmetic product - Challenge Test according to EN ISO 11930:2012
  • Dermatological tests performed on normal skin – recommended for products intended for normal adults’ skin, without contact with the eyes mucous membranes or intimate area
  • Expanded dermatological tests - recommended for products intended for sensitive skin, for children, with contact with the eyes mucous membranes or intimate areas.
  • Claims that can be declared after tests: dermatologically tested, no irritating to the skin
  • HRIPT - Human Repeat Insult Patch tests - to assess potential allergy to a product
  • T-shirt test - Dermatological test for products intended for washing and rinsing fabrics, to the sensitive skin of adults and children.
  • Claims that can be declared after tests: dermatologically tested, no irritating to the skin
  • UV tests – SPF determination test, Water resistance test of cosmetic product, Very Water resistance test of cosmetic product, Photoallergy test, Phototoxicity test, Determination of sunscreen UVA photoprotection in vitro (UVA-PF)
  • Claims that can be declared after tests: SPF, water resistance
  • Stability and compatibility test of the product during shelf life and period after opening
  • In - Use tests - tests under under dermatological control, under ophthalmological supervision, under gynecological control, under dentist supervsion, under pediatritian supervision, controlled use test under specialist control (beautitian, hairdresser)
  • Claims that can be declared after tests: subjective opinion of volunteers
  • Instrumental tests of product efficacy - evaluation of the impact of the product on reducing the signs of aging, on the overall skin appearance, the appearance of the eyelashes, hair density and hair thickness
  • Claims that can be declared after tests: e.g. product reduces the signs of aging by reducing the length and/or depth of wrinkles, lengthens lashes, brightens the skin, increases hair density and thickness
  • Additional tests – testing of non-comedogenic and non-acnegenic potential, soothing effect, Immediate soothing effect, ‘No Tears’ and ‘does not sting eyes’ tests under ophthalmologist control, testing of efficacy of antiperspirants and deodorants