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.
NEW XTRAMILD EFFICACY TEST LAUNCHED
After a 2 year research project funded by Innovate UK, we have now launched our new and improved XtraMild test for mildness to skin cosmetic claims.
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.
SHARE XCELLR8 WITH YOUR COLLEAGUES
Our brochure gives you all the info you need to make your business case for using animal-free testing programmes from XCellR8.
“Technology very clear and impressive”
“I never feel like I’ve disappeared into a customer service black hole – the service is high speed and high quality.”
“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.”
“Our partnership with XCellR8 enhances the safety of our customers and brings benefits for the whole industry.”
“Please congratulate your QA department. They are doing a fine job.”
“We were very pleased with your level of service and results – extremely efficient.”
“I cannot thank you and your colleagues enough. Your team has been an incredible support.”
“XCellR8 provided the support and expertise to bring our product to market quickly, at a competitive price.”
Latest news on animal-free testing
Following a robust, independent audit, XCellR8's Direct Peptide Reactivity Assay (DPRA) skin sensitisation test has been registered with The Vegan Society. The test joins 40,000 other registered vegan products but only a handful of safety tests, and is the only...read more
Last year, we were approached by Alex Lockwood to ask if he could use our lab as a filming location. It turns out that Alex won a BAFTA for his last short film 73 Cows and wanted to show what an animal-free testing laboratory looks like for his next project. We said...read more
This year, XCellR8 will be closing at 12:30pm on Christmas Eve, Tuesday 24th December and will reopen the laboratory at 9:00am on Thursday 2nd January 2020. We will be keeping an eye on our inbox throughout the festive break so please send any urgent requests to...read more