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Formulation and Development: Turning your productideas into consumer ready reality

The creation and refinement of cosmetic products is a multifaceted process that begins with an initial brief and progresses through numerous stages to ensure the final product meets all desired standards. This comprehensive overview will delve into the essential aspects of cosmetic product development, from the inception of new products to the enhancement of existing formulations, as well as the critical testing phases leading to manufacturing readiness.

05/07/2024
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Global Compliance Overview: CPSRs, Material Safety Data Sheets, MoCRA, Proposition 65

Navigating the complexities of global compliance is a crucial aspect of launching cosmetic products. Understanding the intricacies of various regulations can ensure not only the safety and efficacy of products but also their successful entry into international markets. Here’s a closer look at four key areas of compliance that are vital for the cosmetic industry, provided by ADSL’s comprehensive compliance services.

18/06/2024
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Safety and Efficacy Studies using Patch Testing and HRIPT: Ensure product safety & validate claims

We use a combination of 48/96-hour patch tests, along with the Human Repeat Insult Patch Test (HRIPT), to meet the clients’ needs. These evaluation techniques are designed to assess the potential for irritation or allergic reactions caused by beauty or domestic products. The specific duration chosen—whether it’s a 48-hour/96-hour test or a 6-week trial—depends on factors such as customer requirements and the nature of the product being tested.

16/07/2024
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Cosmetic Product Safety Reports: What is it and why do I need it?

ADSL has been generating CPSRs, both global and region-specific, for over 15 years, and we have the technical expertise and support in-house. This effectively means that we can deliver the final CPSR very efficiently.

13/05/2024
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Troubleshooting Formulation Issues: How ADSL Guides Clients Through the Evolution of Products

In the dynamic world of product formulation, continuous improvement and adaptation are not just beneficial but essential. At ADSL, we specialise in navigating these complexities, offering expert assistance in improving and modifying existing formulations and developments. As products mature and markets evolve, it becomes imperative for businesses to adapt not only to stay competitive but also to meet ever-changing regulatory, market, and consumer demands.

23/04/2024
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Toxicological Risk Assessment for Cosmetic Products: Ensuring Public Safety and Confidence

In the ever-evolving landscape of cosmetic and personal care products, the importance of ensuring safety cannot be overstated. With a vast array of ingredients entering the market, there is greater potential for adverse reactions or health risks prompting a significant focus on toxicological risk assessment.

03/04/2024
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What are Non-Comedogenic Studies and how will they benefit my product?

Non-comedogenic studies refer to scientific investigations conducted to determine whether a product has the potential to clog pores and cause acne or other skin issues.

01/03/2024
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Product Information File: What is it and why do I need it?

A Product Information File (PIF) stands as one of the foremost legal requirements for introducing a product to the market. Each cosmetic product necessitates its own PIF, encompassing vital information like the Cosmetic Product Safety Report (CPSR), product description, manufacturing methods, and more. This file is subject to scrutiny by the Regulatory authority.

14/02/2024

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"DCS have worked very closely with Mark Cavanagh at ADSL for many years and are very happy with the quality of service."

Dr Philip Wright, Head of Technical, DCS Group

"Mayfield Laboratories has worked closely with ADSL since their incorporation in 2008. During this time ADSL have provided crucial technical advice and support to our company."

Jim Bullen, Director, Mayfield Laboratories

"Rodial have worked with ADSL over the last 5 years and are very happy with the quality of their services."

Melanie Khoury, Head of New Product Development, The Rodial Group

"I have worked very closely with ADSL over the course of the last year and have been extremely happy with their technical services"

Simon Coe, Operations Director, Foam & Substance Ltd

We have been using the services of ADSL since the beginning of 2013- for safety assessments, dermatological testing and routine microbial analyses. ADSL are our first choice for CPSRs as we value highly the professional but personal service, quick turn around and helpful advice.

Jonathan Clements, Technical Manager, Brodie & Stone International Plc

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"DCS have worked very closely with Mark Cavanagh at ADSL for many years and are very happy with the quality of service."

Dr Philip Wright, Head of Technical, DCS Group

"Mayfield Laboratories has worked closely with ADSL since their incorporation in 2008. During this time ADSL have provided crucial technical advice and support to our company."

Jim Bullen, Director, Mayfield Laboratories

"Rodial have worked with ADSL over the last 5 years and are very happy with the quality of their services."

Melanie Khoury, Head of New Product Development, The Rodial Group

"I have worked very closely with ADSL over the course of the last year and have been extremely happy with their technical services"

Simon Coe, Operations Director, Foam & Substance Ltd

We have been using the services of ADSL since the beginning of 2013- for safety assessments, dermatological testing and routine microbial analyses. ADSL are our first choice for CPSRs as we value highly the professional but personal service, quick turn around and helpful advice.

Jonathan Clements, Technical Manager, Brodie & Stone International Plc