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In vitro testing

Welcome to XCellR8!

We are a contract laboratory devoted to non-animal testing for the safety and efficacy of consumer products.

XCellR8 provides a wide range of in vitro tests to cosmetics, personal care and household product companies and their ingredient suppliers. We help companies to develop safe and innovative new products, to comply with legislation, and to adopt animal-free testing strategies that are both scientifically advanced and ethically sound.

Our UK-based lab is GLP (Good Laboratory Practice) accredited, which means that we are able to provide companies with test results that can be used at an international regulatory level to demonstrate product safety.

We have become the “go-to” experts for in vitro testing and work alongside companies to provide data for both product safety and efficacy / claim support.

Please feel free to contact us for a no-obligation discussion about your requirements!

About XCellr8


Our UK-based lab is GLP (Good Laboratory Practice) accredited.

What's New?

09 Jun 17

Cosmetics trends in Asia

In this article, XCellR8’s head of marketing, Susie Lee-Kilgariff reflects on a seminar she attended at In Cosmetics Global in London, sharing some fascinating marketing insights for clients who operate in the exciting Asian cosmetics market. The opportunity is clear. By understanding the cultural trends in South Korea, Japan and China, western based companies could […]

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23 Jan 17

Non-animal testing gives new opportunities for Asia

The cosmetics industry in Asia is experiencing a shift towards the adoption of non-animal test methods.  Some countries (including India) have adopted complete bans on animal testing for cosmetic products and ingredients, while others (such as Korea) have partial bans, or are introducing alternative methods and moving towards legislation (including Japan and Thailand).  China recently […]

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16 Nov 16

Have your say on the future of acute toxicity testing

COSMETIC COMPANIES AND SUPPLIERS’ INPUT VITAL FOR FUTURE OF PRODUCT TESTING, REGULATION AND INNOVATION Urgent input from regulatory affairs executives and development scientists in the cosmetics industry is needed to help protect and shape the future of product innovation in the sector. Non-animal testing laboratory, XCellR8, is calling* on senior people working in cosmetics product […]

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