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LONG-TERM TESTING Swimwear Manufacturer needs textiles testing facility for multiple testing to review our fabrics for quality and consistency.
We have some fabric lots we've received more recently with inconsistencies and are looking to determine the underlying differences as well as performance quality.
We have right now two fabrics we're looking to test, both are stretch wovens used for swimwear and with the below fabric contents: 89% Nylon, 11% Elastane 85% Nylone, 15% Elastane
Can you quote us on the below tests we are interested in? And what is your usual turnaround time?
Thread Count Fabric Weight Fabric Thickness Dimensional stability - Shrinkage, Elongation, Stretch and Recovery Color Fastness to different possibilities - sea, chlorine, water, sun exposure, etc
North America GLP Environmental Laboratory needed for conducting studies of several EPA Registered insect repellent formulations to determine whether there is any plasticizing or degradation of Fishing Lines, Other Synthetic Materials, gear and equipment, plastics and fabric.
Personal hygiene productscompany needs NABL Accredited Microbiology Laboratory to study the ASTM antimicrobial efficacy of food compliant hand sanitizer: 1. ASTM E2315 - Assessment of Antimicrobial Activity Using a Time-Kill Procedure 2. ASTM E2755 - Bacteria-Eliminating Effectiveness of Healthcare Personnel Hand Rub Formulations Using Hands of Adults 3. ASTM E2752 - Residual Effectiveness of Antibacterial Personal Cleansing Products 4. ASTM E2276 - Bacteria-Eliminating Effectiveness of Hygienic Handwash and Handrub Agents Using the Finger-pads of Adults
Laboratory needed for stability testing of ointment.
A few questions: I believe I should only need the following? * Heat at 45 and/or 50/55 degrees C for an appropriate amount of time. * Also a long-term stability testing at room temperature * It should also include microbial testing * It should also include compatibility with the container
Are you accredited? What would be the cost? How much material is required in bulk and in dispensing containers? Any other considerations regarding that I should be aware of?
Consumer Products Laboratory needed for various CPSIA testing of various dollhouse, furniture and accessories including Substances testing (e.g. Bisphenol A, California Proposition 65 and REACH compliance testing) Mechanical and physical testing (e.g. strength testing and ASTM compliance testing) . Please let me know how to proceed with testing, time it may take and cost.
Laboratory needed for weathering testing of bamboo material utilized in light fixtures for exposure to all outdoor elements i.e. wind, rain, sun, etc. to determine the longevity of bamboo fixture to last outdoors without major discoloration or material failure. especially to mold.
Pet Products Company needs USA Microbiology Laboratory for anti-microbial efficacy testing of dog safe paw sanitizer formula to test the formulation's efficacy in killing bacteria that live on a dog paw. The bacteria may include Pseudomonas Aeruinosa, Escherichia Coliform, Staphylococcus Aureus, Enterococcus Hirae. Please specify Time, Cost?
NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Large natural pet treats manufacturer for dogs and cats needs Food Laboratory for new product of development of new formulas of a new health brand for pets. These are products positioned at the junction of two product categories: delicacies and veterinary products, i.e. prophylactic treats.
Consumer Products Laboratory needed for conformity testing of the certificates and declarations for 3 different sustainable brand garments that are planned to be sold on the Internet (D2C). T-shirt made of 80%organic cotton and 20%seacell treated with pepper mint oil that gives the anti-odor effect - Hoodie made of 52%recycled cotton and 48% recycled polyester - Trackpants made of 52%recycled cotton and 48% recycled polyester All the textile suppliers have sent us the certifications of the fabrics The garment producing facility is also preparing their certificates. But we would like to verify. I would like to kindly ask you to check and provide us with the quote on the following: - do we need a conformity declaration to sell on the markets mentioned above? - do we need a general product safety declaration? - if the declarations above are
Cosmetics Laboratory needed for advising and quality testing food grade macademia nut oil for cosmetics skin care dermatology application. Company is in Japan and will be buying macademia nut oil from Hawaii orchard and has almost no knowledge and experience for making cosmetic oils in USA market and needs guidance on required testing.
Large Furniture Company needs accredited laboratory in EU that is able to conduct ASTM 1951 standard testing for surface accessibility of Test Panel 1: 25 mm foam and 2mm Vinyl carpet. Test Panel 2: 25 mm foam, 2 mm Corkment carpet, 2 mm Vinyl Carpet (comes in the order described, corkment carpet in the middle). Test panel 3: 75 mm Foam, 2 mm Vinyl carpet.
USA Consumer Products Laboratory needed for conducting independent accelerated package stability, physical, consumer labeling claims and microbiology testing of shampoos, conditioners and hair care additive formulations. For product testing; pH, Viscosity, Color, Odor, Appearance (vs. control), Specific Gravity, % Solids
ASTM PET Microbiology methodology
Hair Care Performance Testing: Human Hair Tress, Mannequin or Human Heads: Protection against combing damage, Volumizing, Strengthening Hair, Smoothing/ Frizz protection (Visual or Image), UV Protection, Increased Moisturization (Subjective evaluation is OK), Protection against humidity. ASTM Methods and validated/reproducible internal methods will be considered.
Cosmetics Analytical Chemistry Laboratory needed for deformulation/reverse engineering of a cosmeceutical product (a serum for the face, clear viscous liquid) to determine ingredients and percentage of each ingredient if possible. Serum is complex with 30+ different ingredients.
Apparel Company needs Textile Laboratory for General Certificate of Conformity GCC and REACH testing to support certification for finished garments in order to have the right to sell on the EU, UK, USA, China markets including: General Certificate of Conformity (GCC) GB 5296.4-2012 GB 18401-2010 GB 31701-2015 GB 29862-2013 GB/T 8685-2008 Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006-REACH-Azocolorants Content in Textiles Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006-REACH-Organotin Content (4T)
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Materials Laboratory needed for testing to certify a Plastic Child safety device to sell on Amazon. The device has already passed the initial pass on the prototype phase. Will need the first few hundred tested from a new mold manufactured in the US. I think 1 of every thousand to comply And to comply with Amazon.
FDA GMP Dietary Supplement Laboratory needed for a comparison study of multiple natural health supplement for Prostate Health for the composition and quantity of the active ingredient sterols
What we are looking to find out the composition of the active ingredient BetaSitosterol for each product including for 'proprietary blend' of plant Sterols consisting of Beta-sitosterol, campesterol, stigmasterol, brassicasterol. It would be useful to know what percentage of each sterol is used in the blend as the other sterols. As well as there being several types of sterols, one can have Beta-Sitosterol with varying degrees of 'Total Sterols'
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Large University needs USA Agriculture Laboratory for new organic fertilizer testing for Acetate, Butyrate, Ammonia, and Ammonium (in liquid, solid, and gaseous states) as well as Total Carbon and Total Nitrogen in a recently developed organic fertilizer. Samples are available in liquid and solid states. Please let us know what industry recognized testing protocols are currently in place for these tests
Forensics Laboratory needed for Forensic Ink Date Testing for a one page document believed to be 19 years old. Would interested in professional opinion general age or a window of time that you can use in negotiations and/or in an official capacity. Please contact requester with questions.
Cosmetics Laboratory needed for all skincare testing of a product in order to sell skin moisturizer on Amazon. The moisturizer contains Active ingredients are *Olea Europaea Oil, *Cera Alba, *Rosa Canina Seed Oil, *Totcopheryls, *Citrus Medica Limonum Peel Oil, *Eucalyptus Oil and Salicylic Acid. *Organic Ingredients
Perfume Manufacturer needs Clinical Research Laboratory for consumer safety testing including pediatric and children safety, skin irritation, oral irritation, purity, toxicity, etc for a perfume formulated with industrial solvent,fixolyte and fragrance oil with some distilled water. . 1. Is it safe on skin? 2. Purity of each chemical component and composition of each in %? 3. Hazardous value. 4. What if consumption through mouth? 5. How safe with babies/ infants?
Consumer Products Laboratory needed for ASTM heavy metals testing to ASTM F2999-14 Standard for Basic Inspection and Testing of Adult Ornaments: 1. Total lead 2. Total chromium 3. Zinc solubility 4. Nickel release (seven working days to run; (2 working days for other urgent) Specific test recommendations will be added to other test ex: plastic/other metal/paint depending on the product composition. ..etc.
Cosmetics Physical Chemistry Laboratory needed to verify labeling claims for the ingredients and particle size of 2 water based products claims to have nano-sized the ingredients.
Product #1 - Ingredients are: Helicoll Collagen, Elastin, Methylsulfonylmethane (organic sulfur), Silver, and Hyaluronic Acid.
Particle size is listed at an average of 1.175 d.nm with a standard deviation of 0.2002.
Product #2 - Ingredient is: Hydrated Clinoptilolite Zeolite
Particle Size: no documentation provided, but claimed to be <10 nanometers I would like to verify that the ingredient list and particle size is accurate.
Cosmetics Analytical Chemistry Laboratory needed for labeling claims verification of product ingredients and particle size to verify claims that it has have nano-sized the ingredients.
Ingredients are: Helicoll Collagen, Elastin, Methylsulfonylmethane (organic sulfur), Silver, and Hyaluronic Acid.
Particle size is listed at an average of 1.175 d.nm with a standard deviation of 0.2002.
I would like to verify that the ingredient list and particle size is accurate.
FDA GMP Pharmaceutical Laboratory needed for veterinary medicine pharmalogical characterization studies including the determination of: Molecular Structure (including relative and absolute stereochemistry) by NMR Molecular Formula Molecular Weight Polymorphism (Polymorph, solvate, hydrate) Solubility Characteristics (as a function of ph) Hydroscopicity Melting point/boiling point Partition Coefficient Optical Rotation Schematic amino acid sequence indicating glycosylation sites or other posttransaltional modifications General description of the molecule (shape, disulfide bonds, subunit composition Number of amino acid residues Identification of any impurities
Clinical Research Laboratory needed for multiple studies on organic cotton sanitary pads to support labeling claims or free from harmful chemicals, absorption and toxicity/irritation.including:
-Dermatology product testing -Dermal Irritation -performance lab testing - presence of harmful chemicals like phthalates, paragons, formaldehyde for period pads. - performance lab testing : leakage , absorption - presence of harmful chemicals - organic cotton , presence of pesticides on organic cotton
LONG-TERM TESTING USA FDA Dietary Supplement Laboratory needed for USP Identity, purity, contamination, and microbial analysis of finished dietary supplements and for confirmatory testing of manufacturer's Certificate of Analysis (COA's) of the following 11 raw materials.
Acetyl L-Carnitine B6 B9 Creatine Monohydrate Magnesium Citrate Ginseng Ginkgo Biloba extract Monkfruit Extract Sucralose Maltodextrin Organic green tea
In the future we will also need testing for the finished dietary supplement. All samples have COAs from the manufacturer except for Monkfruit extract, Organic green tea, and Maltodextrin.
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Experienced Medical Device company working to develop new orthopedic implants needs Medical Product Safety Laboratory for conducting several complicated biocompatibility studies and MRI imaging tests. In addition to biomechanical tests to the following standards:
ISO 10328:2016, ASTM F1264 ASTM F2009 ISO 7206-4-2002
Microbiology Laboratory needed for ASTM antimicrobial efficacy testing of 2 different antimicrobial handwashes :
a) Standard Test Method for Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Health Care Personnel Handwash Formulations b) Standard Test Method for Determining the Bacteria-Eliminating Effectiveness of Healthcare Personnel Hand Rub Formulations Using Hands of Adults
URGENT urgently needs Laboratory for the following tests
1. ASTM F2992-15 - TDM for Cut resistance. 2. ASTM D3389-10 and D3884-09 for Abrasion 3. EN 388:2003 for Puncture (2016 Update) 4. For Impact protection since there is no set standard under the URGENT ANSI/ISEA 105 2016, can we request and EN 388 Impact test? Goat shin gloves with aramid Lining and TPR (Leather Work Gloves)
We need quote ASAP. We have samples on hand and would like to proceed with testing.
Jelena Ozgur Sales and Marketing Manager www.keruigroup.com 832 506 7728 6303 N Sam Houston Pkwy W Houston TX 77086
LONG-TERM TESTING Nutraceutical Laboratory needed to certify the active ingredient in our dietary supplement and ensure our product is clear of harmful contaminants in the following phases below. Please also feel free to suggest alternate testing methods to certify active ingredient purity and safety):
Phase 1: We are pre-qualifying 5 potential suppliers and need to initially only verify % purity of Nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN), C11H15N2O8P in all 5. Phase 2: Upon deciding on a supplier, on-going monthly batch sample testing as follows: - Compound purity verification of Nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN), C11H15N2O8P - Heavy Metals - ICP-MS, Prop 65 [Cr, Pb, Hg, Se] - Residual Solvents - GC-FID - Microbial - total plate count, yeast and mold, - Objectionable (USP) Organisms (only if anything gro
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Cosmetics Company needs Dermatology Clinical Research Laboratory for skin and ocular irritation study for new makeup cleansing product. After the clinical study, we need to get the certifications from dermatologist and ophthalmologist saying that our products are safe to the skin and eyes and if you have any other testing to say that our product is soothing and nourishing to the skin.
Nutraceutical company needs Analytical Chemistry Laboratory for AOAC testing of every batch of various dietary supplements for fiber to double check the laboratory results provided by the contract manufacturer.
We have different products, for this first analysis,
Active Ingredient (Cornstarch fibre). The method of analysis that must be used is AOAC 2001.03, to be comparable to the results from the manufacturer.
Performance Laboratory needed for AATCC and ASTM water and blood penetration resistance testing of non-woven used in protective clothing to the following standards: AATCC42 Water Resistance: Impact Penetration Test AATCC127 Water Resistance: Hydrostatic Pressure Test ASTM F1670 Standard Test Method for Resistance of Materials Used in Protective Clothing to Penetration by Synthetic Blood, ASTM F1671 Standard Test Method for Resistance of Materials Used in Protective Clothing to Penetration by Blood-Borne Pathogens Using Phi-X174 Bacteriophage Penetration as a Test System
Dietary Supplement Laboratory needed for the following Vitamin C testing
1) Require to test our Liposomal Vitamin C to ascertain its nutritive value and to check if the encapsulation process has been completed properly.
2) Require to find out the amount of Vitamin C per dose of 10 ML and 100 ML respectively.
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Product Development Laboratory needed for development of bio based propelyn glycol based flavors that can be used for vaping. I would like the manufacturer to be based in California. Its preferable if they have experience with bio based pg or with pg with vaping products.
INDIVIDUAL Kelowna British Columbia, Canada Laboratory needed for testing raw chicken, fruit and vegetable dog food that caused the death of one dog and sickness in two other dogs. The manufacture of the food is aware this has happen and are testing the batch , but I would like independent testing.
PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Laboratory needed for reformulation of a Medical Grade Adhesive to make it more waterproof while ensuring it is still safe on all skin types, including clients going through Cancer or Alopecia by adding ingredients such as silicone or any other ingredientsto get us to the right formula. The bond is waterproof and sweat proof, it also dries like a rubber material rather than a hard glue.
Performance Laboratory needed to perform 5 tests on camping stoves to ANSI 21.72-2016 / CSA 2011-2016 standard. Not looking for certification, but a validation of testing including 5 tests are: Valve Burst Strength, Regulator Burst Strength, Regulator Seat and Leakage Test, Nonmetal Internal Part Compatibility, Marking adhesion.
Cosmetics Manufacturer planning to enter USA Market need FDA Clinical Research Laboratory to product safety testing of all of it's cosmetics products (about 21 products) by toxicologists who will do a report on product safety including testing on different ethnic groups.
We have to demonstrate that we tested and made sure that nothing is toxic in case there is any future complaint from a consumer that he/she had issues with the product or reactions as a result of using it. We need to show that we knew that all products are safe and compliant with laws.As far as I know there should be also test for genetic composition as different genetics groups may have different reactions to different ingredients and their mix.
Performance Laboratory needed for multiple studies to evaluate the performance of office furniture to different standards including ASME, NEMA and KOMA. Currently we have the need to evaluate performance characteristics of an MDF board (19 in x 30 in and 0.5 in thick). Some tests include tabor abrasion resistance, scratch hardness, gouge hardness, impact, shrinkage and heat resistance, etc. The qualification standards include ASME, NEMA and KCMA.
Performance Laboratory needed for laundry durability testing of relatively small fabric components/assemblies backpack strap to put the product through repetitive wash cycles. The intensity of the wash is to be similar to consumer washer machinesusing off-the-shelf consumer detergents.
FDA GMP Cosmetics Laboratory needed for complete microbiology, analytical chemistry and shelf-stability to develop Certificate of Analysis COA for 8 different products including. Lotion, cleanser, soak, several oils this testing includes analysis for microbial content, paraben, phalate and ingredient contents.
CPSC Consumer Products Laboratory needed for consumer products safety testing of dolls (not intended for children under 6) and stuffed animals for lead, phthalates, and objectionable matter on:
Plastic Buttons Rhinestones Heat Transfer Glitter Vinyl
Stuffing Materials should be tested of free Objectionable Matter
URGENT / PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Materials Laboratory needed for sound absorption testing of acoustical diffuser-absorber panel, Panel is 48x24, composed of neutral fabric, 1/4 MDF diffuser and 2 of semi-rigid acoustic insulation. We would need testing results within a week from today. Please send us availability and quote.
Clinical Research Laboratory needed for non-GLP microbiology preservative efficacy study of conductive solid that works as a sensor on the scalp. to determine if the preservative in the product is effective against the microbes typically present on the human scalp. e.g. Staphylococcus epidermidis, Pityrosporum ovale, Corynebacterium acnes I
Analytical Chemistry Laboratory needed for quantitative analysis of samples of cold pressed grapefruit peel oil (GFP Oil) (think orange oil) for ppm amounts of thiabendazole (TBZ)? The oil needs to contain 68 ppm TBZ and it needs to be less than 15 ppm. Thus the range is TBZ is 5 to 100 ppm. We plan to vacuum distill the product to remove the excess TBZ in the distillation bottoms.
Ultimately, the only certified method needed is to confirm TBZ is less than 15 ppm in the final product. During the process development phase, we will need determinations of PPM of TBZ in distillation samples. Range is between 5 ppm and 100 ppm.
I have copies of published articles on analytical methods for TBZ in citrus oils.
Cosmetics Analytical Chemistry Laboratory needed for cosmetic testing (Solid/ Liquid) for the following compounds.
1 and 2 Atomic absorption spectroscopy: 3-26 by HPLC method of analysis
Lead Arsenic Formaldehyde Phenoxyethanol Methylparaben Ethylparaben Propyl paraben Butyl Paraben Isobutylparaben Isopropylparaben Sorbic acid Salicylic acid Dehydroacetic acid Chlorpophenesin Benzoic acid Benzophenone? 1 Benzophenone? 2 Benzophenone? 3 Benzophenone? 6 Benzophenone-4 Benzophenone? 5 Ethylhexyl salicylate ButyI Inethoxydibenzoyhnethane Ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate BHT BHA
Textiles Laboratory needed for wash/dry durability testing for a bed sheet fabric. The parameters are as follows: 300 wash cycles at 50 C 300 tumble dry 50 C Fabric is a polyester and satin bedding sheet
The factors that I am looking to test are as follows:
- Dimensional changes in Warp and Weft of Fabric - Static and Kinetic coefficient of friction changes of fabric - Surface roughness
Consumer Products Laboratory needed for consumer product safety testing of jewelry items (necklaces, bracelets, rings) and their components to ensure compliance with the consumer product safety act as well as the Walmart safety testing standards.
We would need to have the following analysis' performed: -Antimony: Surface Coating -Arsenic: Surface Coating -Barium: Surface Coating -Cadmium (Substrates) -Cadmium: Surface Coating -Chromium: Surface Coating -Lead Content (Substrates) -Lead Content: Surface Coating -Mercury: Surface Coating -Selenium: Surface Coating We need all the components tested in each item (lobster hook, chain extension, etc.)
Consumer Products Laboratory needed for physical and EN safety testing of dummy chains to show they are compliant to En-12586 Child Use & Care Articles - Soother Holder - Safety Requirements & Test Methods as well as impact resistance, tensile strength and durability testing.
Medical Device Laboratory needed for ASTM testing of personal lubricants compatibility with natural rubber latex, polyurethane and polyisoprene condoms as per ASTM D7661-10, Standard Test Method for Determining Compatibility of Personal Lubricants with Natural Rubber Latex Condoms.
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).