For any medical device, natural health care product or cosmetic product to progress or establish a good share in the market, it should be functional, usable, and reliable. End users exclusively look for the safety and efficiency of the product; therefore, it becomes imperative for reiterative testing of the products. Testing makes it possible to determine whether the product delivers intended results to the targeted audience. Also, making sure that all the essentials associated are fulfilled or not. The aim of any medical device, healthcare or cosmetic manufacturer is to ensure that the products produced must comply with the quality standards.
Microbiological Test: Microbiological testing is conducted to detect the presence of contaminants such as bacteria, yeast, and other hazardous microorganisms. It is a crucial testing step to eliminate the risk of infection.
Stability and Compatibility test: The stability and compatibility test is conducted to check whether the product meets the physical, microbiological and chemical specifications when transported or stocked from the date the product is manufactured till the validity period.
Challenge test: The challenge test is conducted to determine the efficiency of the preservatives present inside the cosmetic product. The objective of the manufacturers is to test that the introduction of the microorganisms and the use of the cosmetic product in direct sunlight shall not affect human skin adversely.