Contract for conducting microbiological control testing


The "Instituto Valenciano de Microbiología" establishes agreements with manufacturers of cosmetics to perform microbiological controls which are required to them by the Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products (AEMPS) to obtain authorization for manufacturers of cosmetic. The usual tests required are performed according to EN ISO 21149 (mesophilic aerobes), ISO 21150 (Escherichia coli), ISO 22717 (Pseudomonas aeruginosa), ISO 22718 (Staphylococcus aureus), ISO 18416 (Candida albicans) , EN ISO 16212 (yeast and mold), or others requiring or safety tests preservative efficacy (Challenge test) (according to EN ISO 11930 or the European Pharmacopoeia). All these tests related to cosmetics microbiology are accredited by ENAC (National Accreditation) and our laboratory is registered by the Heaths Authorities as a Cosmetc control laboratory (No. 9811 LC).


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