09 Dec 2014 - Alba Science - Safety Testing

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Safety First

Product Safety is of the utmost importance. We can provide a range of safety services to test and demonstrate the safety of your product.
Patch Testing

Patch test are performed on a panel of subjects over typical durations of 24,48,72 or 96 hours and can be assessed by either a trained assessor or a dermatologist. 

Cumulative Irritation Studies are also performed for durations of 7 days, 14 days or 21 days.

Human Repeat Insult Patch Tests (HRIPTs) are performed according to either the Shelanski or Marzulli Maibach methods. 

Patch tests can be performed using Finn Chamber, Webril or FDA patch types.

Safety In-Use Studies

Safety In-Use Tolerance studies are designed to test the tolerance of your product throughout a planned usage regime over a period of time. 

Subjects attend the test centre to assessed by one of our highly experienced skin tolerance assessors.
Typical  Evaluations
  • Erythema 
  • Dryness
  • Warm/Burning
  • Itching
  • Other subjective signs
We have a wide range of expert assessors on our team with years of assessment experience. We also have a range of consultants to provide specialist assessments:
  • Dermatologists
  • Paediatricians
  • Gynaecologists
  • Ophthalmologists
  • Podiatrists
  • Dentists

To discuss your specific requirements or for more information, please contact Marie Reynolds on +44 (0)131 297 0002, or by email


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