PCPC 1

PCPC 1

Preservation Testing of Water-Miscible Products

Challenge testing a formula with known microorganisms to verify that if the products become contaminated, the preservative system is sufficient to inhibit the growth of the microorganisms and spoilage. The CTFA M-3 (much like the USP 51) is a challenge method that is designed for water-based products.

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In-Vitro Laboratory

Scientists in our In-Vitro testing labs are well trained on ASTM, AATCC, AOAC, CLSI, and EN standard methods. The efficacy testing services of this laboratory include MIC/MBC, biofilm prevention and removal, time-kill kinetics, clean room disinfectant validation, zone of inhibition and custom efficacy studies for disinfectants, antimicrobials and other products requiring EPA registrations and FDA 510(k) submissions. Studies in…

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