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”

SUMMIT DELEGATE
2018-10-22T12:28:25+00:00
SUMMIT DELEGATE

“XCellR8 provided the support and expertise to bring our product to market quickly, at a competitive price.”

WILLIAM REICHART, RUTGERS UNIVERSITY
2018-09-19T20:27:40+00:00
WILLIAM REICHART, RUTGERS UNIVERSITY

“I never feel like I’ve disappeared into a customer service black hole – the service is high speed and high quality.”

IAN CALLAN, HEAD OF GLOBAL REGULATORY COMPLIANCE, INNOSPEC
2018-09-19T20:25:36+00:00
IAN CALLAN, HEAD OF GLOBAL REGULATORY COMPLIANCE, INNOSPEC

“Our partnership with XCellR8 enhances the safety of our customers and brings benefits for the whole industry.”

KARL BYGRAVE, DIRECTOR, LUSH
2017-09-05T11:17:40+00:00
KARL BYGRAVE, DIRECTOR, LUSH

“Please congratulate your QA department. They are doing a fine job.”

DENNIS POON, TECHNICAL PRODUCT MANAGER, SYNOVELLE
2019-04-30T17:34:23+00:00
DENNIS POON, TECHNICAL PRODUCT MANAGER, SYNOVELLE

“Rapid turnaround of high quality reports, helpful and responsive staff and excellent communication”

DR ALEX PAUL, PRINCIPLE: CHEMICAL REGULATORY SERVICES, YORDAS GROUP
2018-09-19T20:22:19+00:00
DR ALEX PAUL, PRINCIPLE: CHEMICAL REGULATORY SERVICES, YORDAS GROUP

“I cannot thank you and your colleagues enough. Your team has been an incredible support.”

SAMIR PANDYA, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER, JRF GLOBAL
2019-06-13T16:13:19+00:00
SAMIR PANDYA, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER, JRF GLOBAL

“We were very pleased with your level of service and results – extremely efficient.”

KATHRYN EMSLEY, AIREDALE CHEMICAL
2018-12-05T16:51:06+00:00
KATHRYN EMSLEY, AIREDALE CHEMICAL

“I have been delighted with XCellR8’s service and especially the explanation and mentoring, often about emerging methodology, which has been invaluable.”

CAROL SHEANE, REGULATORY MANAGER, ITACONIX
2018-06-29T09:58:03+00:00
CAROL SHEANE, REGULATORY MANAGER, ITACONIX

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Budgeting for 2020?

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