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Cleansing and bathing

Fully accredited formulation, testing and compliance services for all bathing and cleansing products. Our expert team offers everything you need to get your product to market, ensuring it is safe to use and delivers on any claims.

What is it?

From bath bombs to body scrub – get your cleansing & bathing product market ready

With ever-growing and changing regulations when it comes to getting toiletries and cosmetics products onto the shelf, it can feel like there are a lot of hurdles to jump through. That’s where we come in. As a fully independent laboratory we act as a one stop shop, supporting you with everything from ironing out issues with formulation to crossing the ‘i’s and dotting the ‘t’s on user trials, safety reporting and compliance. We have worked on everything from bath oil to body scrub and talcum powder to pet shampoo, providing formulation, compliance, certification, and safety testing services. And our up-to-date expertise and fully accredited facilities will give your retail customers and consumers the reassurance they need.

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Product formulation and testing for cleansing creams and bathing products. Fully accredited formulation, testing and compliance services for all bathing and cleansing products. Our expert team offers everything you need to get your product to market, ensuring it is safe to use and delivers on any claims. ADSL packaging. Skincare and creams.
FAQs

Frequently asked questions about cleansing and bathing products

What testing and certification 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 ICNI 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 freshperspective 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.

Why choose ADSL?

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 can help from under one roof.

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.

unrivalled expertise

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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Ready to get started? Complete our enquiry form or get in touch with our team today +44 (0) 1803 520 048

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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

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“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.”

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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