Cosmetics Testing

As new product formulations in the cosmetics industry continue to be introduced very quickly, one of
the biggest challenges manufacturers face is keeping up with current consumer trends while proving to
government regulating bodies that product claims are substantiated with robust testing. For cosmetics
manufacturers, thorough testing not only of finished products but also the ingredients must become the

NJ Labs has the ability to perform Chemistry and Microbiological tests for cosmetics with a specialization
in ingredient testing including: Vitamins: A, C, E, Panthenol, Alpha Hydroxy Acids: citric acid, glycolic
acid, lactic acid, Beta Hydroxy Acid, Salicylic Acid, Humectants: glycerine, lecithin, Silicones:
Dimethicone/Cyclomethicone, Sunscreen agents: titanium dioxide, Bleaching Agents: hydroquinone,
Antioxidants: butylated hydroxy toluene (BHT), Preservatives: Parabens, benzoyl peroxide, Emollients:
Cetyl alcohol, Steryl alcohol, Ceteareth 20, Cetearyl alcohol, Isopropyl Palmitate, Isopropyl Myristate,
Castor Oil, Avocado Oil. We also test Water, Caffeine and are in the process of obtaining laboratory
instruments for Fire Point testing of cosmetic products.

Learn more about the specific testing we offer by clicking on the Testing Services link.