XCellR8 is a world leader in non-animal testing
Our GLP accredited laboratory provides ground-breaking in vitro safety and efficacy tests for the cosmetics and chemical industries.
We combine established regulatory tests with the development of exciting new methods, driven by our passionate commitment to provide you with rapid delivery of completely animal-free testing strategies that are both scientifically advanced and ethically sound. Our clients range from global leaders to SMEs.
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.
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REACH COMPLIANT SKIN SENSITISATION TESTS
XCellR8 now offers the complete panel of major skin sensitisation tests: DPRA, KeratinoSens and h-Clat, that are both animal-free and meet regulatory requirements.
Certain ingredients and formulations not registered with REACH before 31st May 2018 may fall foul of the regulations. Talk to us about your testing programme today.
“No-one else has ever explained the science to me more clearly, so I fully understand how the tests work.”
“XCellR8 are a key partner for us because they’re ethically sound and use scientifically advanced human cell culture technologies.”
“The work is of an exceptionally high standard and with very fast turnaround times”
We first met Lush when we were awarded the Lush Prize for Training back in 2013, in recognition of the hundreds of scientists we’d trained in animal-free testing techniques. Shortly afterwards, we began modifying and developing cell culture tests for Lush products and...read more
That's the question posed in this recent article in I News, which notes that it's been five years since the EU banned cosmetic testing on animals. The legislation has increased the urgency with which animal-free alternatives have been developed and put into use, and...read more
It's five years since the EU banned the testing of cosmetics on animals. To celebrate the banniversary, we were invited to speak at an event hosted by Cruelty Free International in Brussels attended by MEPs, bloggers, activists and celebrities to help explain the...read more