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Personal Care Test Methods

Commonly requested test methods for personal are and cosmetic products include:

Preservation

ASTM E640 – Preservatives in Water-Containing Cosmetics
ASTM E645 – Evaluation of Preservatives in Cooling Water (Industrial Water Testing)

Shelf Life

Accelerated Aging – Heat
Accelerated Aging – Spray/Wipe
Accelerated Aging – UV Exposure
Accelerated Aging – Water Mist

Biodegradation

OECD 301B for Solutions Biodegradation
OECD 306 for Marine Biodegradation
OECD 201 for Aquatic Eco-toxicity
ASTM D6400 for Packaging

Microbiological

MBC – Minimum Biocidal Concentration
MIC – Minimum Inhibitory Concentration
Fungal Quantification
Bacterial Quantification
Algal Quantification
ZOI – Zone of Inhibition

Analytical

Chlorine – Personal Care
COD/BOD 5
pH Determination

Disinfectant

EN 13727 Chemical Disinfectants
USP 51 Antimicrobial Addition for Protection from Microbial Contamination
USP 61 Microbial Enumeration Tests
USP 71 Sterility Tests
AOAC 955.17 Fungicidal Activity
AOAC Chlorine Equivalency Sanitizer
AOAC Germicidal Spray Products Test
AOAC Use-Dilution Test

Durability

Foaming
Heat
Rinse
Soil
Turbidity
UV

Quality Control

Aerobic Contamination Check
Anaerobic Contamination Check
Production Water Microbial Screen
Fungal Spore
Fungal Yeast Environmental Sampling
Algal Contamination Screen
48 Hour – 7 Day Batch and Lot Testing
Rapid 24 Hour Microbial Screen
Non-Selective Microbial Screening
Genetic Analysis
QC with Rapid ATP Methods

For more information on which methods may be appropriate to use for your product, visit www.situbiosciences.com or contact us at info@situtest.com or 847-483-9950.

Situ Biosciences is Exhibiting in the Advanced Textiles Testing Demo Zone!

@ IFAI Expo 2017

September 26-29, 2017
New Orleans, LA

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Let us know if you’d like to have a meeting at the conference!

847-483-9950 – info@situtest.com