Safe & Sound
Our GLP accredited laboratory provides ground-breaking in vitro safety and efficacy tests for global cosmetics brands, chemical companies and ingredient manufacturers.
Only XCellR8’s regulatory safety tests are entirely animal and animal-product free, allowing you to meet your regulatory requirements for establishing human safety whilst supporting growing consumer demand for vegan supply chains. With turnaround times from as little as 6 weeks, we are driven by a passionate commitment to rapid delivery and scientific excellence.
Our world class expertise and award-winning work has been recognised at a regulatory level by the OECD and the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), and supported by top funding bodies such as Innovate UK and the European Horizon 2020 programme.
Get in touch today to find out how we are redefining testing.
FREE EBOOK ON IN VITRO SKIN SENSITISATION
Learn how the three skin sensitisation tests, DPRA, KeratinoSens™ and h-CLAT, work for ingredients and mixtures, what the latest OECD guidance tells us and how Lush used them as a prelude to human trials.
MEET YOUR REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS
In vitro methods are now in widespread use for regulatory safety testing around the world, including for REACH and CLP. Achieve regulatory compliance and satisfy ethical concerns.
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Our brochure gives you all the info you need to make your business case for using animal-free testing programmes from XCellR8.
“Please congratulate your QA department. They are doing a fine job.”
“XCellR8 provided the support and expertise to bring our product to market quickly, at a competitive price.”
“Technology very clear and impressive”
“Rapid turnaround of high quality reports, helpful and responsive staff and excellent communication”
“I have been delighted with XCellR8’s service and especially the explanation and mentoring, often about emerging methodology, which has been invaluable.”
“I never feel like I’ve disappeared into a customer service black hole – the service is high speed and high quality.”
“We were very pleased with your level of service and results – extremely efficient.”
“Our partnership with XCellR8 enhances the safety of our customers and brings benefits for the whole industry.”
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