Consulting and expert reports for cosmetic products

Quality and safety are the top priority for cosmetic products. Thanks to tailored consulting and expert reports, the experts at WESSLING offer the safety that suppliers, manufacturers and distributors need to launch their consumer products onto the market.

Conformity checks, labelling checks and declaration checks for cosmetic products at WESSLING

Consulting, analysis and expert reports – all available from a single source at WESSLING. Cosmetic products are subject to clearly defined legal requirements regarding labelling, efficacy claims, marketability and conformity. Our cosmetic product specialists are familiar with the relevant ordinances and legal regulations at national and international level – and provide you with expert advice tailored to your individual needs.

Our consulting portfolio also includes checking labelling and efficacy claims as well as conformity and marketability. 

OCDE 301F method

What is biodegradation and how does an OECD 301F test work?

Biodegradation (nb. the scientific term is "biodegradability") is defined as the capacity of a molecule to be broken down biologically by living organisms. Read more here.

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Irrespective of whether it is in a jar, tube or bottle, a safety report must be produced for each cosmetic product according to the EU Cosmetics Directive.

New list of allergens for cosmetic products

On July 26, 2023, the European Commission issued Regulation 2023/1545, introducing changes to Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council, which concerns the labeling of allergenic substances in cosmetic products.

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microplastics in cosmetic products

Microplastics in cosmetics

WESSLING is one of the few laboratories with the necessary know-how and equipment for analysing microplastics, also in cosmetics. Together with partners from industry and science, our team of experts is driving forwards the status of research on microplastics.

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 Analytics on nanomaterials in cosmetics

Testing of micelles in the WESSLING laboratories

Nanoanalysis of cosmetics

The use of active ingredient and encapsulation systems in cosmetic products is becoming increasingly important, particularly in skin care products. WESSLING offers a broad range of services in the field of nanoanalysis: this also includes advice and analysis regarding the use of micelles in cosmetic products, e.g. in lotions or facial tonics.

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Basic Seal

Competitive advantages for your company

Seals and certifications

Allow us to advise you if you are planning to have your company certified according to a recognised quality standard or if you want your product to be awarded the WESSLING test seal, for example.

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A green plant is growing

Compostability tests

The development of compostable products is a response to these changes, because it allows waste to be recycled. WESSLING offers laboratory compostability tests to determine whether or not products are suitable for composting.

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