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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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Heavy Metals analysis: What is it, why is it important and how we help

Heavy or toxic metals, such as lead, arsenic, cobalt, chromium, mercury and nickel, occur naturally within raw materials used extensively throughout cosmetic products including shampoos, lipstick and eye shadow. 

12/12/2022
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Commission Regulation (EU) 2021/1902 (4th CMR Omnibus)

This regulation prohibits the use of 23 substances in cosmetic products and applies in the EU from 1 March 2022. These substances have been classified as carcinogenic, mutagenic and toxic to reproduction by Delegated Regulation (EU) 2020/1182 (15th ATP to CLP).

13/10/2022
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European Commission Inception Impact Assessment on Review of the EU Cosmetics Regulation

The European Commission is reviewing the Cosmetics Regulation (EC) 1223/2009 as part of the EU Chemical Strategy for Sustainability.

13/10/2022
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Cosmetic Supervision and Administration Regulations (CSAR)

ADSL has for several years followed with interest the development of the new Cosmetic Supervision and Administration Regulations (CSAR) in China.

06/09/2022

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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