Analysis of plant molecules in cosmetic products

Raw materials of plant origin are widely present in cosmetic formulas in the form of plant extracts or essential oils. They are common ingredients, such as: oils (palm, coconut, inca, corn, jojoba), butters (apricot, shea), fats and vegetable waxes (lime), alcohols and fatty acids (lauric acid, palmitic acid, for example), gelling agents such as guar flour, locust bean gum, gum arabic, agar-agar, algines and potato, rice or wheat starch…

Our solutions: provide you with our analytical equipment and the expertise of our engineers for the analysis of plant molecules in your cosmetic products

For more than ten years, FILAB laboratory has developed numerous skills in chemical analysis in the field of cosmetics. Our laboratory has a state-of-the-art analytical park of more than 2100 m2 and high-level human skills in order to offer its clients services that meet their compliance criteria, particularly in the analysis of plant molecules in cosmetic products.

FILAB propose des services sur-mesure concernant l’analyse de vos cosmétiques :

Our services

  • Analysis of plant molecules in trace form in your cosmetics by chromatographic techniques: HSGCMS, HPLC-UV, GCMS... 

  • Dosing of active ingredients: organic and mineral sunscreens, vitamins...

  • Packaging analysis 

  • Deformation of cosmetic products

  • Analysis of undesirable substances: heavy metals, residual solvents, phthalates, bisphenol A...

  • Determination of preservatives (phenoxyethanol, parabens, chlorphenesin...)

  • Expertise on non-conformities: particles, deposits, unknown peaks, degradation of materials...

  • Compatibility study (container/content interaction, extractables and relargables)

The positive aspects of FILAB

  • A highly qualified team

  • Responsiveness in responding to and processing requests

  • A complete analytical park of 2100m²

  • Tailor-made support

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