Cosmetic

Cosmetic Tests

Personal care and cosmetic products are among the consumer products we need today. Since they have the potential to directly affect human health, cosmetic products are subject to legislation and fort hat reason safety must be checked in addition to quality and human health.

As Oxigen laboratories, it can control the quality, safety and effectiveness of cosmetic products. We offer solutions with a wide range of services in this area.

Related Regulations;

European Cosmetics Regulation (EC 1223/2009)

Cosmetic Law No. 5324

Cosmetic Regulation published in the Official Gazette No. 25823 dated 23/05/2005 and entered into force

Regulation on Efficiency and Safety Studies and Clinical Research of Cosmetic Products or Raw Materials Published in the Official Gazette dated 20/09/2015 and numbered 29481

Chemical Tests

  • Heavy Metal Tests
  • pH
  • Density
  • viscosity
  • Melting Point Determination
  • Flash point
  • Dry Matter Determination
  • Alcohol Content (Ethyl Alcohol, Methyl Alcohol, IPA)
  • Anionic Surfactant
  • Cationic surfactant
  • Total surfactant
  • 1,4 Dioxane Quantity Determination
  • Triclosan Quantification
  • Formaldehyde Quantification
  • parabens
  • hydroquinone
  • Essential Allergens (IFRA)
  • NDELA (Nitrosamine)
  • phthalates
  • Glycol Ethers
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • nanoparticles
  • Volatile Solvent Residues
  • savers

Aerosol Tests

  • Flash point
  • Discharge Rate Inner Pressure
  • Combustion Distance (Ignition Distance)
  • Enclosed Space Ignition Test

Microbiology

  • Total Bacteria Count (ISO 21149: 2006, USP 61, EUP 2.6.12)
  • Total Mold & Yeast Count (ISO 16212: 2008)
  • Staphylococcus aureus (ISO 22718: 2006)
  • Pseudomonas Aeruginosa (ISO 22717: 2006)
  • Candida Albicans (ISO 18416: 2007)
  • Escherichia Coli (ISO 21150: 2006)
  • Salmonella (USP 31, EUP 2.6.13)
  • Clostridia Spp. (EUP 2.6.13)
  • Protective Efficiency Test (Challenge Test – EP, USP and ISO11930: 2012)
  • Antibacterial, antimicrobial effectiveness tests

The Ministry of Health Turkey Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency Market Surveillance and Control, complaints of domestic and imported cosmetic products with the aim of buying from control; performs physical, chemical, microbiological and biological evaluation tests.

The analyzes performed are as follows.

ANALYSIS PERFORMED BY CLASSIFICATION OF COSMETIC PRODUCTS

Cosmetics Analyzes Made
Baby Products
(shampoo, lotion, cream, etc.)
·       pH

·       Protectors *

·       Microbial Contamination Limit Test

Personal Cleaning and Bathroom Products
wet wipe, wet cleaning towel
·       Protectors *

·       Microbial Contamination Limit Test

Liquid soap ·       Protectors *

·       Microbial Contamination Limit Test

Eye Care Products
Eye pencil, eyeliner, eyeshadow, mascara etc.
·       Heavy Metal Analysis (Arsenic, Cadmium,

·       Mercury, Lead, Antimony)

·       Microbial Contamination Limit Test

Eye contour care products and eye makeup cleaners
(cream, lotion, gel, solution etc.)
·       Protectors *

·       Microbial Contamination Limit Test

Makeup and Makeup Removal Products
Lipstick, gloss, foundation, powder, blush etc.
·       Heavy Metal Analysis (Arsenic, Cadmium,

·       Mercury, Lead, Antimony)

·       Microbial Contamination Limit Test

Lip liner, liquid lipstick ·       Heavy Metal Analysis (Arsenic, Cadmium,

·       Mercury, Lead, Antimony)

·       Microbial Contamination Limit Test

wet wipes ·       Protectors *
Fragrance and Antiperspirant
Cologne, spray, eau de toulette, perfume, deo rollon, cream, stick etc.
·       Ethanol, Methanol Diagnosis and Quantification
Skin Care Products
Tonic, oil, mineral waters, cream, lotion, gel, solution etc.
·       Protectors *

·       hydroquinone

·       Salicylic acid

Massage Creams ·       Menthol

·       savers

·       Pharmaceutical Active Agent

·       Microbial Contamination Limit Test

Depilatory
Cream, lotion, gel, solution etc.
·       Thioglycolic acid, salts, esters

·       savers

·       Microbial Contamination Limit Test

·       pH

Nail Products
Nail Polish, shine, lotion, gel, solution etc.
·       Diethyl Fıtalat, Dibutyl Fıtalat, Formaldehyde
Oral Care Products
Toothpaste, whitener, mouth rinse water etc.
·       Fluoride

·       Hydrogen peroxide

·       Sodium Monofluorophosphate Diagnosis and

·       Quantification

·       Microbial Contamination Limit Test

·       savers

Hair Care and Cleaning Product
Shampoo, conditioner etc.
·       pH

·       Formaldehyde Diagnosis and Quantification

·       Protectors *

·       Microbial Contamination Limit Test

Hair Coloring Products
Hair dyes, hair lightening products, spray, mascara, jelly etc.
·       p-aminophenol

·       paraphenylenediam to

·       resorcinol

·       Hydrogen peroxide

·       Protectors *

·       Determination of Ammonia

·       Microbial Contamination Limit Test

·       Heavy Metal Analysis

Solar Products
Cream, lotion gel, milk
·       Protectors *

·       UV Filters; benzophenone -3

·       benzophenone – 4,

·       octyl dimethyl PABA

·       octyl methoxy cinnamate

·       Microbial Contamination Limit Test

* Protectors:

  • formaldehyde
  • phenoxyethanol
  • parabens
  • Benzyl alcohol
  • Triclosan
  • Potassium sorbate
  • Methylisothiazolino & Methylchloroisothiazolino of the
  • DMDM Hidantoin
  • Sorbic acid
  • Salicylic acid
  • Benzoic acid
  • Bronopol

MUST NOT BE IN COSMETIC PRODUCTS;

  • Minoxidil, Finasteride in Hair Care products
  • Rhodamine analysis is performed in various cosmetic products.
  • nitrosamine
  • Analgesic and Local anesthetic screening