Microbial Contamination Test

Microorganisms including mold, yeast, and bacteria can seriously endanger the health of cosmetics users by causing allergic reactions, skin infections, and other negative effects. Testing for microbiological contamination becomes crucial to the creation and production of cosmetic products.

Protheragen-ING provides comprehensive microbial contamination testing services for cosmetics analysis. Your cosmetics will adhere to the strictest safety and quality standards thanks to our skilled testing techniques.

Microbial Contamination Test

Comprehensive Testing Services

Protheragen-ING aids in figuring out how many live microorganisms are in your cosmetic sample overall. This testing service assists in locating possible sources of contamination during manufacture and offers a thorough evaluation of microbiological contamination.

Protheragen-ING has the ability to detect and measure particular bacteria that might be in your makeup. This includes the detection of viruses, molds, yeasts, and other dangerous microbes that could jeopardize the safety of a product.

Preservatives are frequently used in cosmetics to prevent microbiological growth and increase product shelf life.

The preservative efficacy test from Protheragen-ING assesses the efficacy of your selected preservative against a variety of bacteria that are frequently encountered in cosmetics. This makes sure that your product is completely protected for the duration of its suggested shelf life.

Protheragen-ING tests your cosmetics in a way that simulates real-world usage scenarios. This assesses how resistant your formula is to microbial contamination in a variety of settings, including temperature, pH, and preservation pressure. Challenge testing facilitates the identification of possible weaknesses and supports the creation of reliable product formulations.

Examples of Cosmetic Products Tested

Protheragen-ING's microbiological testing services include a comprehensive portfolio of cosmetics and personal care products. We can also provide microbiological analysis of raw materials used in product development.

Examples of Cosmetic Products Tested.

Our Testing Methods

  1. ISO 11930: Evaluation of the antimicrobial protection of cosmetic products - This test evaluates overall microbiological quality of cosmetics and personal care products.
  2. USP 51: Preservative challenge test - This test is performed to assess the antimicrobial efficacy of preservatives added into non-sterile products including cosmetics, personal care products, and pharmaceuticals.
  3. USP 61: Microbial enumeration test for non-sterile products - This test is performed to determine Total Aerobic Microbial Count (TAMC) and Total Yeast and Mold Count (TYMC) present in non–sterile products such as cosmetics, personal care products, and other miscellaneous products.
  4. USP 62: Microbiological examination of non-sterile products - USP 62 is performed to identify microbial contamination in cosmetics and personal care products samples.

Protheragen-ING is committed to helping maintain the safety and quality of cosmetics through meticulous microbial contamination testing. Contact us today to discuss your testing needs and benefit from our expertise in cosmetic analysis. We will respond within 2-4 working days.


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