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Clinical Research Laboratory needed for clinical trial to analyse the effects of sunscreens on the Vitamin D levels in the human body. In order to study this relationship between the sunscreens and Vitamin D levels, the clinical trial will need to perform blood tests before and after a certain buffer period of the candidates using the sunscreen. The candidates will then be checked for Vitamin D levels to analyse the effects the sunscreen had on it and if the new formulation resulted in any Vitamin D increase in the body.
We need a varied group of people from different cultures and back grounds with different lifestyles.
CPSC Consumer Products Laboratory needed for product safety testing ofSilicone Teether products including teething rings. teething clips and teething necklaces for the following: 100% Food grade silicone lead free bpa free Odorless and Tasteless Cadmium Free Phthalates Free Mercury Free metal free
Cosmetics Analytical Chemistry Laboratory needed with validated USP method for Colloidal Oatmeal (0.9-1.1%) testing using the USP 41 Monograph. The method will be used for testing 7 finished goods to be tested in a lotion in a short-timeframe. Therefore, the laboratory MUST already have a verified and validated method.
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Consumer Products Laboratory needed for Method Development for laundry stains/testing 3 stains X 3 reps = 9 stains + 3 stains (visual reference) = 12 stains [Test 1] 3 stains X 3 reps X 2 products = 18 stains [Test 2] 3 stains X 3 reps X 2 products = 18 stains [Test 3] Total = 12 +18 + 18 = 48 stains ?INSTANT? Laundry Test 1: Spray Away: Evaluate instant stain removal results only (3 Reps) 1. Take spectrophotometer measurements of unstained Tshirt fabric. 2. Prep T-Shirt with 3 hand stains: Coffee, Blood, Choc Syrup and let dry 24 hours. Take photos. 3. Spot removal of stains per client instruction: saturate stain with spray and let sit 15 min. 4. Evaluate ?instant? results visually vs ref stains. 5. Allow to dry completely. 6. Evaluate using spectrophotometer. PRETREAT?Laundry Test 2: Spray Away as
Childcare Company needs Consumer Products Safety Laboratory needed for crib safety testing as per Health Canada regulations:
- SOR/2010-261 Cribs, Cradles and Bassinets regulations - SOR/2005-109 Surface Coating Materials Regulations
The crib is already safety testing to ASTM-F-406.
LONG-TERM TESTING Healthcare Company needs Laboratory for physical and chemical properties testing of a variety of products including ointment, tinctures, oils, salves, creams, etc..The information and tests we are looking to be conducted are:
Appearance (physical state, color, etc.); Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits; Odor; Vapor pressure; Odor threshold; Vapor density; pH; Relative density; Melting point/freezing point; Solubility(ies); Initial boiling point and boiling range; Flash point; Evaporation rate; Flammability (solid, gas); Partition coefficient: n-octanol/water; Auto-ignition temperature; Decomposition temperature; and Viscosity.
Materials Laboratory needed for fiberglass pool.coating testing to 3 ASTM Standards ( ASTM D4086, ASTM E1477, ASTM E1347) to determine a dry lightness level (CIE L value) of 80.0 or greater and a wet luminous reflectance value (CIE Y value) of 50.0 or greater, as determined by test results provided by the manufacturer, utilizing testing methodology from American Standard ASTM D4086, ASTM E1477, ASTM E1347.
Clinical Research Laboratory needed for clinical panel study for fingernail growth with measurement of microcirculation under a lacquered fingernail against a control. .This may need need to be done via laser doppler as the nail lacquer provides a barrier that basic microscopic imaging cannot go past
Consumer Products Laboratory needed for compliance testing of two different candles with coconut wax and 2 separate fragrances to international safety standards including:
-safety of the containers that will be used Flammability) -wick size that should be used for both wood and cotton wicks including whether or not an additional wick is required? Is the candle burning safely, cleanly and at the correct pace? -How many hours of burn time
We have two fragrances and three separate containers. We are looking for our candles to achieve the following: when it eventually burns itself out, all wax should be burned from the container including the edges. It should have a steady flame that is not too high or low and that burns clean and not too fast.
Container Candles testing needed. Candles poured in coconut bark (natural and lacque
Accredited Toxicology Laboratory(OECD/GLP) needed for OECD 421 Skin absorption study We are interested in transfer characteristics of a quaternary ammonium compound (absorbed in/on a certain cellulosic fabric's fibers) from the fabric to user skin surface (thus complementary to, or may be along with, the attached study of transfer through the skin).
LONG-TERM TESTING Disposable plastics company needs microbiology laboratory for ASTM biodegradability testing of a wide range of plastic disposable products to ASTM D5511-11 Standard Test Method for Determining Anaerobic Biodegradation of Plastic Materials Under High-Solids Anaerobic-Digestion Conditions
Medical Device Laboratory needed for ASTM Testing of personal lubricants for compatiability with natural rubber latex, polyurethane and synthetic condoms as per ASTM D7661-10. Standard Test Method for Determining Compatibility of Personal Lubricants with Natural Rubber Latex Condoms
Physical Laboratory needed for ISO Abrasion resistance and durability tests for Fishing nets as per ISO 1805:2006 Fishing nets - Determination of mesh breaking force of netting (ISO 1806:2002 and Fishing nets Determination of breaking force and knot breaking force of netting yarns (ISO 1805:2006). The testing should be done under dry and wet conditions in salted water.
Cosmetics Laboratory needed for USP microbiology and chemistry testing of nailcare product including Total Aerobic Counts, Total Escherichia, Total Yeast and Mold, Salmonella, Arsenic, Lead, Cooper and Mercury . View the pdf with all the specific tests, specifications and limits in this Laboratory Request Attachment.
Physical Laboratory needed for joint testing for a car canopy space frame that is made using new joining method. Testing to be similiar to the type of tests a new welding practice or type of bolt would need to be in order to be approved for construction including Pull testing, Shear testing, Fatigue testing.
Large Corporation needs Consumer Research Laboratory for consumer panel flavor study on beverage can coatings to determine if the specific type of can coating is changing the taste of the beverage over time to know if taste test participants can distinguish the difference in the taste of the beverage based on the type of beverage can coating used.
Clinical Research Laboratory needed for clinical research study and consumer safety testing on cosmetics including:
1) Hypoallergenic 2) PIPT 3) Opthal test 4) Consumer Test : 5) Clinical test ? on scalp health / scalp nourishment 6) Clinical test on skin 7) Non comedogenic formulation
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Bioanalytical Laboratory needed for formulation of an ointment used to wipe skin while tattoing. We will send samples of products that are currently leading in the industry and formulate a similar product for the same purpose. This is the first endeavor of this type that the company embarks and we need assistance to begin the process. The goal is to formulate an oinment to facilitate in the wiping of the skin while tattoing. The ointment's viscosity has to be thick enough where it seperates ink from skin but thin enough where it is easy to wipe off. Also, because it is being used while tattooing, it has to be safe to penetrate the dermis 1 - 2mm.
Consumer Products Laboratory needed for full CPSC testing of baby feeder and a teether according to CPSC requirements including: 15 USC 1278a: Lead in Non-Metal Children's Products (Test Method: CPSC-CH-E1002-08 and/or CPSC-CH-E1002-08.1 and/or CPSC-CH-E1002-08.2 and/or CPSC-CH-E1002-08.3)(effective date 12/31/2011) 15 USC 2057c: Determination of Phthalates in Toys and Certain Childrens Products Plasticizers in Polyvinyl Chloride Plastic(Test Method: CPSC-CH-C1001-09.3 and/or GB/T 22048-2008) (effective date December 31, 2011. See Federal Register notice of August 10, 2011) 16 CFR Part 1303, Lead Paint Regulation (Test Method: CPSC CHE100309 or CPSCCHE1003 09.1)(effective date 12/21/2008)1 16 CFR Part 1303, Lead Paint Regulation (Test Method: ASTM F2853-10) 16 CFR Part 1303, Lead Paint (effective date 12/21/2008)1 16 CFR Part 1510
Third-Party Laboratory needed for disassembly, examination and testing of headphones for loose staples after consumer report of two staples fell out of a set of headphones . A picture of the staple has been sent to the manufacturer for comment and they have confirmed that staples are not used in the construction of the headphones. We are searching or 3rd party to disassemble the headphones in question and maybe a new set and advise if there are any staples used and/or if a loose staple could become lodged in the headphones and fall out later.
Cosmetics Laboratory need for microbiology and analytical chemistry testing on skin and hair care products per export requirements. Essential test parameters for skin care products are; 1)PH, 2) Thermal stability, 3) Hydroquinone content, 4) Limits of heavy metals- Pb, As & Hg, 5) Microbiological limits-TVC, Staph. aureus, E.Coli Essential test parameters for body wash preparation are; 1) Total active detergent matter content, % by mass 2) Lather volume 3) PH 4) Limits of heavy metals Pb, As & Hg 5) Microbiological limits- TVC, staph. aureus, E.Coli.
LONG-TERM TESTING Cosmetics Laboratory needed for testing of multiple skin care projects in development. Quotes are needed on the following analytical services on finished released and excipient testing:
Release testing of Pramoxine Hydrochloride Release testing of Hydrocortisone Release testing of Zinc Oxide Release testing of Titanium Dioxide Release testing of Aluminum Sesquichlorohydrate
Finished good testing in a lotion and a spray Finished good testing of in an ointment Finished good testing of Zinc Oxide (17.0%) in a lotion Finished good testing of Titanium Dioxide (2.3%) in a lotion Finished good testing in a cream
Aside from release testing for the APIs listed above, do you routinely do release testing for cosmetic excipients, such as peptides, vitamins, humectants, etc...? I ask this question, because u
Cosmetics Clinical Research Laboratory needed for Clinical Efficacy testing on an Eye Lash Product including: 1. 25-30 subjects 2. 30 day study with evaluation at weekly intervals 3. Photographic Assessments 4. Claim to substantiate: Added length and density noticed after 14 days and full benefit after 30 days . 5. Based on Raw Material at 10% 6. Self-evaluation questionnaire 7. No blind or placebo 8. Testing intervals at Base, week 1,2,3 and 4. Please provide a quote based on the criteria and any additional service that may be useful in validating our claims.
Analytical Chemistry Laboratory needed for the following analyses in cigarette filter material:
Citrate analysis Determination of Diethylene glycol level Determination Of The Total Denier And Crimp Of Cellulose Acetate Tow Used As Filter Material Determination Of Finish Oil Content In Cellulose Acetate Tow By Soxhlet Extraction Determination of glycyrrhizic acid6Determination of glycerine, diacetate, propionate Determination of purity of liquid and/or dry materials Determination of titanium dioxide Determination of Ethanol, 2-Propanol, 1-Propanol, Ethyl Acetate, Isopropyl Acetate, 1-Methoxy-2-Propanol, Propyl Acetate, 1-Ethoxy-2-Propanol, Toluene, Ethyl Benzene, p-Xylene, o-Xylene Determination of Ethanol, Propylene Glycol, Menthol, Benzylic Alcohol And Glycerin In Solutions By Gc Softening Point For Hotmelt Adhesives Ash Tr
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Cosmetics Consumer Products Laboratory needed for new product development and formulation of baby wet wipes using minimal preservative with the following ingredients: pure water, silver dihydrogen citrate, sea water extract and irish moss extract. The product should be safe according to international standard for baby skin.
Cosmetics analytical chemistry laboratory needed for investigation to identify and determine the cause of formulation incompatibility of finished product with a tendency to precipitate.In order to investigate where the formulation incompatibility is arising from it would assist to have an identification on the precipitate.I suspect that the precipitate is inorganic as it would not dissolve in Methanol, Propanol, Hexane and Chloroform.
Large chemical company needed analytical chemistry laboratory for identification of sulfur species in liquid samples. Analysis of our sample by XRF shows the presence of sulfur but our GC instruments don't detect any sulfur. We use a GC equipped with a PFPD and a non-polar capillary column. We have also used a GC with FPD and non-polar capillary column. We suspect the sulfur that is present is non-detectable by GC (or at least not by our system).
Skincare company needs dermatology clinical research laboratory for development of a protective cream for prolonged work in gloves that helps avoid excessive sweating on the skin of hands, restrains the growth of harmful microorganisms (bacteriostatic effect), and improves microcirculation in the vessels of the skin of hands, protects cells from harmful factors. This product has 3 main properties, which need to be confirmed: 1) Antiperspirant effect 2) Improvement of cutaneous respiration 3) Bacteriostatic effect We are planning to register this product as a cosmetic product. So we have to confirm these claims with test reports by 1) Antiperspirant effect was confirmed by gravimetric method and method the probe of Minor (iodine-starch test). The effect of the product was shown to be lasting up to 4 hours. 2) Skin respiration (cutaneous re
Chemistry consultant needed for technical support and formulation development of consumer goods products that fall into the automotive and household cleaning categories. Primary needs would be preparing documentation for formulas in need of regulatory and certifications. Formulation development may also be considered.
Consumer Product Safety Laboratory needed for skin irritation testing of a fraction of essential oil (Leptospernmum Scoparium) which will be included in a carrier oil (Sweet Almond Oil)which I would like tested for skin irritation. This fraction consists of Flavesone 15-25%, Iso-leptospermone 15-35%, Leptospermone - 50-60%, Grandiflorone0.50-4.0%. I can supply samples for testing in different concentrations.
Performance laboratory needed for ASTM and ISO testing of protective fabric used in coveralls to ASTM F2130, Standard Test Method for Measuring Repellency, Retention, and Penetration of Liquid Pesticide Formulation Through Protective Clothing Materials or iso 22608, Protective clothing Protection against liquid chemicals Measurement of repellency, retention, and penetration of liquid pesticide formulations through protective clothing materials A lab with ISO17491-4 capabilities would be welcomed.
Large consumer products company needs laboratory for ASHRAE compliance testing to ASHRAE 145.2-2011, Laboratory Test Method for Assessing the Performance of Gas-Phase Air Cleaning Systems: Air Cleaning Devices. Laboratory must have the ability to test low concentration formaldehyde challenge in standard.
Clinical laboratory needed to perform clinical study of product that lowers your blood alcohol content with 150 people with 100 being given the product and 50 a placebo. The test subjects will have to drink three 1.5 ounces of vodka in an hour. Their blood alcohol will need to be tested with 20 individual DOT certified breathalyzers every half hour. The study will need to last 3 hours from beginning to end.
Consumer Products laboratory needed for customized testing of home appliances with the usage of Fabric Softener Sheet (Dryer Sheet) in cloth dryer. The company must have experience and be able to measure temperature increase in dryers's vent while using a dryer sheet (that would be clogging a dryer vent).
Laboratory needed for simulated use testing of aluminum folding shower seat to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements. There are two separate products that need testing. One is a seat mounted into the wall that needs simulation of the mounting to a wall for testing.
Materials laboratory needed for measuring heat insulation properties of clothing insulation to the current industry standard for hand warmers. The laboratory would need to be able to measure temperature of the hand warmers every five or ten minutes over a period of several hours. The testing environment needs to emulate natural conditions, and the temperature of the environment would need to be below freezing during testing.
Cosmetics laboratory needed for authoritative analysis of the free ammonia content of a cosmetic hair dye product to EU, FDA or equivalent government approved method such as EU Directive 83/514/EEC proscribed method involving mild steam distillation and subsequent potentiometric determination
LONG-TERM TESTING Large corporation needs laboratory for ASTM and ISO Testing of natural oil to the following standards: ASTM D5185 (total phosphorus content), ASTM D4629 (total nitrogen content), AOCS Official Method Cc 13i-96 (chlorophyll pigments), ISO 15304M (total fatty acid content), ISO 3961 (iodine value), ISO 6321 (slip melting point), EN ISO 2719 (flash point), UOP 779 (chloride), ISO 662 (moisture and volatile matter), AOCS Ca 3b-87 (VOC), and ISO 663 (insoluble impurities).
Medical device laboratory needed for ISO testing of blue light and UV ray blocking optical lenses including ISO 8980-3, Ophthalmic Optics - Uncut Finished Spectacle Lenses - Part 3 Transmittance Specification and Test Methods.
ISO 14889, Ophthalmic Optics - Spectacle Lenses - Fundamental Requirements for Uncut Finished Lenses.
Acoustics laboratory needed fo racoustics testing of consumer electronics audio products for SPL, distortions, frequency graphs, power graphs, electrical power, and acoustics feasibility for certifications. Laboratory must have acoustics chambers for SPL measurement, LMS or audio precision instruments for electrical power and frequency response graphs.
Home furnishings company needs textile laboratory for BS testing of inner fibers of duvet quilts to BS 5335 Test Standard for Continental quilts containing fillings other than feather and/or down including dimensional tolerances, thermal resistance, color fastness, dimensional changes, seams, marking, grades (quality), specimen preparation, dimensional measurement, thermal testing, and drape determination.
Laboratory needed for new product development study of new wine preservation system to show that the product decreases oxidation of wine over a control (cork) at a 95% confidence level. Ideally the test will also include study of the number of days of of minimal oxidation and/or taste testing.
ISO 17025 analytical chemistry laboratory needed for cosmetics testing of several cosmetics for color, aroma, pH, viscosity, density, volumetric mass, contaminants, complete microbial screening, 1,4 dioxane, free formaldehyde, free N-nitrosamine, free hydroquinone, urea percentacge, and free lard & lard derivatives.
Chemical toxicology laboratory needed for two in vivo OECD toxicity studies of consumer air deodorizer and disinfectant supplied in Tyvek pouch. Studies must be performed to OECD 403 Acute Inhalation Toxicity of Chemicals in rodent models and OECD 402 Acute Dermal Toxicity of Chemicals in rodent models. Studies are being performed to support changes to the DOT 6.1 classification under transportation restrictions.
Veterinary toxicology laboratory needed for in vivo (canine) ingestion toxicity, oral toxicity, acute dermal toxicity, and dermal irritation studies on OTC topical treatment for canine atopic dermatitis. Ingestion / oral toxicity is of concern due to potential for the animal to ingest the product after application.
Cosmetics clinical research laboratory needed for dermatologic studies of cosmetics formulations to determine safety for use on human skin including age group specifications. Also required is testing to ensure that the correct percentage of preservative and PET has been used.
Clinical research laboratory needed for BIS compliant consumer safety study including patch test and sting test for baby wipes: 1. Sensitive skin volunteers 2. RIPT on 24 screened volunteers as per BIS 3. In use tolerance for 2 weeks (24 volunteers) Review: By Ethics Committee Principle Investigator: Dermatologist
Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Manufacturer needs laboratory for microbiology and analytical chemistry testing of disinfectants / antiseptics / sanitizers to several BS EN standards including 1275:2005, 1276, 1500:2013, 1650:2008+A1:2013, 13623:2010,13697:2015, 13704:2002, 13727:2012+A2:2015, and 14348:2005
LONG-TERM TESTING Materials laboratory needed for ASTM & FED-STD textiles testing for non-fibrous and soluble materials content using soxhlet extraction procedure to FED-STD-191 and absence of detectable silicone grease and oil determined by Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR) analysis by sample extractions using ASTM D 1836
Medical device company needs clinical product safety laboratory for in vivo, in vitro and microbiology testing of disposable feminine pads including:
Surface device testing with just contact to the skin or breached/compromised surface (due to labial contact). We will do a limited exposure (less than 24 hours) testing.
Microbiology testing as pads release oxygen and slightly acidify the pH within the pad once blood reaches our patented powder. We want to see if it has any effect on microbes.
Measure the pH after blood has entered the pad to see how the pH is affected after blood has entered.
Amount of oxygen released per pad, the amount of CO2 absorbed per pad and the amount of humidity absorbed per pad?
Pharmaceutical laboratory needed for ICH, FDA, and USP testing on OTC sunscreen API and finished topical products including: 1) stability test on our finished sunscreen products for the claimed shelf life of 3 years as per the US FDA requirement, 2) preservative challenge test as per the USP on finished sunscreen products, 3) assay and purity of the following active raw materials: avobenzone [INCI name : Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane] 2. homosalate 3. octocrylene 4. octisalate [INCI name : ethylhexyl salicylate] 5. oxybenzone [INCI name: benzophenone]
Please provide cost of each test, turnaround time estimate, and sample quantity required for assay and purity testing of each active API.
Plastics / Materials Laboratory needed for ASTM physical testing of plastic crates from different suppliers including: Raw material tests as per ASTM D4976 + ASTM D5203, density, melt flow rate, elongation at break, tensile strength, UV resistance, stress crack resistant, impact test as per SASO-GSO 1863.
Packaging laboratory needed for complete packaging testing of 7 SKU's of products including: material testing, and benchmark packaging Bottles: Drop test, seepage test, topload test Caps: Capping force test, torque test Labels: Fadeometer test, chamber test, resistance test - Rigids: Bottles, Caps, Jars - Flexibles: Labels, Films - Paper-based: Corrugates, Cartons - Others: Pumps, Tubes
It would be great if you could share your credentials outlining: - Specific tests you offer in the above categories - Turnaround time - Quotations
If you could give me a call today, I am happy to discuss our requirements in more detail.
Electrical laboratory needed for ASTM & IEC Testing of ground enhancing compound to IEC 62561 Lightning protection system components 1. Leaching test - Based on EN12457 - 2 Part 2 and EN - 12506 2. Sulfur test - Based on ISO 4689-3 : 2004 3. Determination of resistivity : ASTM G57-06 4. Corrosion test - Based on LPR method (Linear Polarization Resistance Method)
Medical Device laboratory needed for ASTM and ISO product safety testing for evaluation of medical devices including toxicology, packaging and microbiology testing:
ASTM D7661-10, Standard Test Method for Determining Compatibility of Personal Lubricants with Natural Rubber Latex Condoms for compliance with latex and polyisoprene condoms.
ISO 10993-5 Biological Evaluation of Medical Devices-Part 5: Tests for in vitro cytotoxicity
ISO 10993-10 Biological Evaluation of Medical Devices-Part 10: Tests for irritation and skin sensitization
ISO 10993-11 Biological Evaluation of Medical Devices-Part 11: Tests for systemic toxicity
United States Pharmacopeia, National Formulary General Chapter <88>: Biological Reactivity Tests, In Vivo
USP <51> Antimicrobial Effectiveness Testing
USP <61> Microbiological Examination of Nonst
Cosmetics laboratory needed for clinical research of cosmetic grade two types of bentonite on human skin: 1) Oil absorption properties of bentonite on skin 2) Ability of bentonite to remove toxins, pollutants, pathogens from skin 3) Revitalization of tired skin 4) Reduction of pimples by absorbing excess sebum 5) Reduction of size of pores 6) Improvement of skin color
UK Company needs a laboratory to test Adipic Acid as a raw material for to be used in manufacturing for: 1. Purity 2. Heavy metals residue (to the ppm and ppb levels) 3. Other impurities such as byproducts from the manufacturing process (succinic acid, Caproic acid ? etc.) 4. Volatile and semi-volatile impurities. (by LCMS for example)
Company needs materials laboratory for Failure Analysis Testing of welded seam strength in air supported structures made out PVDF 28oz vinyl fabric. The seams of the fabric are RF welded together to create the structure and we have been having some issues with our seam strength lately
Computer Hardware company needs certification laboratory for ETSI certification testing an e-CALL modem according to multiple ETSI standards including 1) ETSI TS 102 936-1 and ETSI TS 102 936-2, 2) ETSI TS 122 011 and ETSI TS 123 122, 3) ETSI TS 134 123-1 (Clause 6), 4) ETSI TS 122 101 5) ETSI TS 126 269 6) EN 16062:2015
Large Custom Furniture Manufacturing Company needs laboratory for product durability testing for a Murphy Bed for 3FNE 99-583A compliance.Bed mechanisms shall be cycle tested by means of attaching a mechanical arm to the frame of the wall bed so that it continually lifts and lowers the bed from a use or horizontal position to stored or vertical position. During the course of testing, no maintenance, lubrication or alterations to the bed are permitted. Perform the cycle test by continually lifting and lowering the wall bed from the use/horizontal position to a stored/vertical position 10,000 times at a rate of 2 cycles per minute.