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Cosmetics & Skincare Services

COA & Testing
Cosmetics & Skincare

Cosmetic & Skincare Product Testing

AEMTEK offers a complete panel of Cosmetic and Skincare microbiological analyses to meet the Certificate of Analysis (COA) requirements of your retailer. AEMTEK uses, and is A2LA accredited for, the FDA recommended testing methods for Cosmetics and Skincare, so you can feel confident in your results.

Get a Certificate of Analysis (COA)

For Cosmetics & Skincare

The ability of microorganisms to grow and reproduce in cosmetic and skincare products is an issue of both quality and safety. In the past, suppliers have utilized preservatives and other ingredients to combat the growth and survival of these microorganisms in their products. However, the rise of all-natural cosmetics and skincare reintroduces these microbial risks. For the safety of their consumers, major retailers such as Amazon, Whole Foods, and more are now requiring suppliers to submit a Certificate of Analysis (COA) on all cosmetic and skincare products sold through their stores.

Testing Requirements

For Cosmetics & Skincare

Although there are no legal requirements by the FDA for testing Cosmetic and Skincare Products, most major retailers now require a COA for cosmetic and skincare products that will be sold through their stores. Although each retailer will have its own set of requirements for the COA, AEMTEK’s FDA recommended cosmetic and skincare testing panel will meet the requirements of most major retailers.

Cosmetic & Skincare Testing at AEMTEK

AEMTEK is an ISO 17025 accredited laboratory that provides a complete Cosmetic and Skincare testing panel based on recommendations from the FDA for testing cosmetic and skincare products. Upon completion of testing, the product will be issued a COA that can be submitted to your retailer.

The Cosmetic and Skincare testing panel includes:

Stability Testing

For Cosmetics & Skincare
AEMTEK also offers Stability Testing for Cosmetic and Skincare products through our Research Department.

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Benefit From...

Deep Technical Expertise

Get help solving your most complicated challenges from our team of seasoned industry professionals and Ph.D. scientists. We have experience in every aspect of laboratory testing, from chemistry and microbiology to product formulation and processing technology.

Direct Access to Experts

Gain more confidence in your product and food safety decisions by taking advantage of easy access to our Ph.D. scientists. We make sure our knowledgeable staff is easily accessible to address all your questions and provide advice in a timely manner, so you can do your job more efficiently.

A Partner in Growth

Work with a laboratory that cares about your business. For almost two decades, we have partnered with a range of companies to help solve challenges and support company growth. From early start-ups to established names, AEMTEK tailors it’s services to support your goals.

Reliable & Accurate Results

Breathe easier and sleep more soundly recognizing AEMTEK’s focus on analytical integrity.

We use the latest accredited methods and state-of-the-art equipment to deliver only the most accurate and reliable results to our clients.

Competitive Pricing & Fast TATs

Get results faster at competitive prices. All microbiology samples are prepped immediately upon arrival to ensure the quickest turnaround times possible.

Our chemistry testing has quick standard turnaround times.

Top-of-the-line Customer Care

Experience industry leading customer service. Get prompt replies to your questions whether via email, phone, or through our website chat. Our knowledgeable staff knows the importance of timeliness in the manufacturing industry and is here to address your questions and requests with speed and a smiling face.

Laboratory Accreditations

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Analyses are performed using various rapid and classical methods, including the FDA Bacteriological Analytical Manual (BAM), the Compendium of Methods for the Microbiological Examination of Foods, the APHA Standard Methods for the Examination of Dairy Products, and the AOAC International Official Methods of Analysis. We employ rigid quality assurance guidelines in all testing. We offer modern rapid methods of analysis for reliable, timely results. Reports are electronically generated in a user-friendly language and format. In addition, our scientists are always ready to answer your questions and address your concerns.