Safe & Sound
Our GLP accredited laboratory provides ground-breaking in vitro safety and efficacy tests for global cosmetics brands, chemical companies and ingredient manufacturers.
Animal Free In Vitro Testing Lab
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.
“Our partnership with XCellR8 enhances the safety of our customers and brings benefits for the whole industry.”
“I have been delighted with XCellR8’s service and especially the explanation and mentoring, often about emerging methodology, which has been invaluable.”
“Rapid turnaround of high quality reports, helpful and responsive staff and excellent communication”
“We were very pleased with your level of service and results – extremely efficient.”
“Please congratulate your QA department. They are doing a fine job.”
“I cannot thank you and your colleagues enough. Your team has been an incredible support.”
“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.”
“XCellR8 provided the support and expertise to bring our product to market quickly, at a competitive price.”
“It is refreshing to find another UK company changing the perception of the whole chemical industry. I have found XCellR8 to be very professional, knowledgeable and a real pleasure to work with. They provide real alternative accredited testing programmes that remove the need to test on animals.”
Latest news on animal-free testing
How animal-derived antibodies contribute an estimated loss of $800 million p.a. to biomedical research
Antibodies are small molecules which form a key component of many scientific tests in academic research, medical diagnostics and regulatory safety, showing affinity for binding very specific targets. Although used widely, the vast majority of antibodies are still...
A recent article by Chemical Watch stating that “Over 50% of REACH substances need animal tests for skin sensitisation” couldn’t fail to catch my attention, or that of many of my colleagues across the industry. It’s been a hot topic of conversation over the...
Dr Carol Treasure, XCellR8's Founder and CEO has joined FRAME’s Board of Trustees. FRAME is an independent charity with the ultimate aim of the replacement of animals in medical experiments. FRAME's Board of Trustees provide strategic direction and governance, working...