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.
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We’ve expanded the range of safety and efficacy tests we offer. See the full list and how we can help your 2022 testing programme in our brochure.
Many in vitro tests use animal components and so can’t be called truly animal-free. To provide more transparency on this issue, we’ve developed the Scale of Animal-free to help you assess the ethics of various test methods.
REGULATORY SAFETY CONSULTANCY
Our consultancy service is designed to give you the support you need to develop and launch new cosmetic products in the UK and Europe, combining an ethical approach with scientific excellence.
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Today we are thrilled to announce Animal Aid’s new grant towards XCellR8’s one-of-a-kind animal-free acute toxicity research. What is acute toxicity and what have we done so far? Acute toxicity means short-term effects of chemicals on our bodies. This includes...
If you're a fan of Inside The Factory, you might have spotted a few familiar faces on the episode that aired last Sunday on BBC2. Greg Wallace explored the amazing LUSH factory in Dorset, where over 14 million bath bombs are made every year. Meanwhile, Cherry Healey...
Millions of animals still die every year as a result of testing cosmetics, personal care and chemical products around the world. XCellR8 scientists are on a mission to end that, and we’ve already made a big impact. One experiment at a time, we’re making the world a...