The EXPERTOX laboratory specializes in the analysis of trace elements, impurities, content / container interaction and in the quality control of raw materials as well as finished products. We are involved in the certification of cosmetics, food products, medical devices and chemical substances and preparations. Toxicology and product safety are our guidelines. To carry out these numerous analyzes EXPERTOX possess different technologies and analytical methods allowing to dose all types of compounds. We have chosen to be ISO 9001 certified and to follow ISO 17025 in order to guarantee the quality of our results. The team, made up of R&D engineers, is also qualified to carry out studies and research work.

EXPERTOX specializes in the quality control of many products in particular:

  • Cosmetic products
  • Food supplements and products
  • E-cigarette
  • Medical devices
  • Chemical substances and preparations

Here are all the services our laboratory can provide:

Analytics
  • Interaction content/container (packaging testing)
  • Compatibility et stability test
  • Period after opening/optimal expiration date
  • Viscosity measurement
  • Water activity measurement
  • Physico-chemical measurement
  • Dosage of :
    • Phthalates
    • Nitrosamines
    • NDLEA
    • Volatile organic compound (VOC)
    • Formaldehyde
    • Phenoxyethanol
    • Parabens
    • Parabens + Phenoxyethanol
    • Heavy metals
    • Nanomaterials
    • Food allergens (gluten, egg, nuts)
    • Cosmetics and Fragrance allergens
    • Nicotine
    • Acrylamide
    • Bleaching agents
    • HAP
    • Bisphenols A and F
    • Colouring agents
    • Preservatives
    • Musks and polycyclic musk
    • Pesticides
    • Poly-Chloro-Biphenyl assays
    • Histamine
    • Isothiazolines
    • Free aldehyde
    • 1-4 Dioxane
    • UV filters (LC-UV)
    • Solvents

Others

  • Counterfeit products
  • Packaging data file – FEBEA
Microbiology
  • Challenge test ISO 11930 following the European Chemist
  • Preservative screening
  • Screening (GC-MS)
  • Challenge Test
  • Formula analysis/Predictive Challenge Test
  • Quality control by flow cytometry
  • Enumeration and detection of aerobic mesophilic bacteria (ISO 21149) and enumeration of yeast and mould (ISO 16212)
  • Specific strains search
  • Determination of total count of germs
Toxicology
  • Eye irritation
  • Skin irritation
  • Cutaneous corrosion (OCDE 431)
  • Cutaneous absorption (OCDE 428)
  • Photo Patch Test
  • Final Clinical Safety Test – Phototoxicity (FCST-PT)
  • HRIPT
  • In vitro 3T3 NR U phototoxicity tests DL 50 (OCDE 129)
  • In vitro 3T3 NRO phototoxicity test (OCDE 432)
  • Micronucleus test (OCDE 487)
  • Ames test
  • Sensitive test (DPRA et MUSST)
  • HET-CAM test
  • Photoallergy test
  • Sensitivity tests

Validation of claims

  • Use and efficacy test
  • Non-comedogenicity test
  • Hydration test
  • Sensitization test
  • Efficiency test
Sunscreen
  • Determination of SPF UVA in vitro
  • In vitro SPF UVA determination
  • In vitro UV protection screening pack
  • Determination of critic wave length
  • Study of solar product’s photostability
  • FPS ISO 24444
  • JCIA method UVA