Who we help

Start-ups

Creating a new brand or product requires expert support and guidance. And that’s where we come in. We support and hand-hold young and start-up businesses with all aspects of formulation, testing, safety and regulatory compliance services, to turn their ideas into consumer-ready reality.

What is it?

Start your journey the right way

Our leading laboratory services team will support you with all aspects of formulation, regulatory compliance, safety testing and trials. We operate from UK-based lab facilities, making us ideally placed to support start-ups in the development and registration of their innovative new products. We have helped thousands of product owners get consumer ready through a broad range of services, from pilot production and registration through to artwork compliance and user trials. That’s why we understand exactly what is the required to get a new brand or product launched and onto the market.

Explore our range of services to understand the breadth of service we can offer and talk to our team about how we could support you throughout the process.

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FAQs

Frequently asked questions about working with start ups

What services do you offer?

Full safety reports & toxicological reviews in line with the relevant territorial regulation. In the EU, the Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 establishes the rules that all cosmetic products made available on the European Union (EU) market must comply with, in order to ensure the functioning of the internal market and a high level of protection of human health.

What information do you need?

For all products, we would 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 of 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 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 the knowledge and know-how to successfully take your cosmetic product to market. Your product inside out.

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 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

"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