Anti-aging, exfoliating, moisturising or tanning, whatever your performance claim, our expert compliance, formulation and safety testing services can help you back it up. We’ll provide both you and your customers the reassurance your product delivers what it promises.
Getting your skincare products consumer ready
We have years of experience providing certification and safety testing services for skincare products of all types. We’ve worked with body moisturisers, body oils, body treatments, fake and gradual tan products, foot and hand cream and lotions and products for children, as well as many other formulations besides. Using our innovative and accredited testing services, we won’t only help you to certify your claims and understand the regulatory requirements. We’ll also provide guidance and advice to help improve your product, enhance efficacy and ensure complete safety and manufacturing readiness. As an independent laboratory, you can think of us as your one stop service provider, taking your new product from the spark of an idea to a space on the shelf.Get Started
Frequently asked questions about skincare products
What services does my product require?
Talk to our team of experts and we will be able to advise on all aspects of your product’s requirements. We take time to understand you claims and product attributes and create a recommendation of the exact services we can provide to get your product to market. Explore our recommended services below, try our product checkup or book a free consultation with our team.
What information do you need?
For all products, we will require the INCI data and any information and evidence you have to back up your claim. Our innovative team of experts will be able to review your product and make recommendations about required testing services.
How long does it take?
This varies depending on the services required, but we can work within your timeframe and constraints where possible. Our customer service offer is designed to make your life as easy as possible; you will have a point of contact and a detailed schedule to keep you up to date with the process.
Why use ADSL?
Formed in 2008, our fully qualified, independent team of Chartered Chemists, Toxicologists, Microbiologists and regulatory experts specialise in formulation and testing services within the cosmetic and household goods industry. We are a UKAS accredited testing laboratory offering a range of accredited and non-accredited microbiological tests. With our exceptional expertise and complementary skills in manufacturing, process controls, industry regulation, health and safety, marketing, and project management, we are with you every step of the way to see your product through to successful market launch. Furthermore, our technical consulting helps many businesses by cost effectively filling gaps in their skills and knowledge base and providing a fresh perspective and strategy on the best way forward. Fundamentally we have the knowledge and the know-how to help you successfully take your cosmetic product from to market.
We are a leading provider of formulation, safety and regulatory compliance services
Concept to shelf
We deliver our extensive range of services from our own leading UK based facilities, meaning better support and service for you. Whether a full “turnkey” product development from concept to shelf is needed or a single regulatory or testing requirement, we have everything you’ll need under one roof.
Trusted by leading brands
From household names to start-ups, we support brands of all sizes, helping them get their products consumer-ready and onto the market. We have a wide range of testing and compliance capabilities to assist at every part of the development lifecycle process.
Experts in our field, we have over 20 years of cosmetic formulation, compliance, testing and safety experience. And we’ll use it to help you navigate the increasingly demanding regulatory landscape. If you have a question, we’ll have the answer.
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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.”
“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.”