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.
“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.”
“Please congratulate your QA department. They are doing a fine job.”
“Rapid turnaround of high quality reports, helpful and responsive staff and excellent communication”
“Technology very clear and impressive”
“Our partnership with XCellR8 enhances the safety of our customers and brings benefits for the whole industry.”
“XCellR8 provided the support and expertise to bring our product to market quickly, at a competitive price.”
“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.”
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