Personal Care

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Discover the range of services we offer to assure the quality, safety and usability of personal care products, from toothpaste and toothbrushes, to diapers and shampoos.

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We test many products, here are just a few to discover. >

Diaper

Diapers

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QTip

Q-Tips

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Toothbrush

Toothbrushes

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Toothpaste

Toothpastes

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Diapers

Makes no difference if it’s white or patterned, disposable or reusable, if your baby is crawling or up on two legs, if he’s an angel or a little rascal, we offer a wide range of testing, technical assistance, inspection and consultancy services:

  • Product safety and performance testing, including:
    • ABL-R: Absorption Before Leakage – Return
    • ASH-R: Anarewet Skin Hydratation – Return (moisturizing sensation)
    • Breathability
    • Mechanical properties
    • Substances of concern (allergens, pesticides…)
    • Microbial contamination
  • Consumer panels (home use test)
  • Technical assistance – expert assistance, every step of the way
  • Inspection and production control – product and packaging monitoring and quality control

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Q-Tips

Makes no difference if you’re cleaning the left ear or the right, remove makeup or do manicures, if it’s made from recycled plastic or bamboo, we offer a wide range of testing, technical assistance, inspection and consultancy services:

  • Product safety and performance testing, including:
    • Absorption
    • Tear-off test for checking cotton resistance
    • Flexibility
    • Substances of concern (allergens, pesticides…)
    • Microbial contamination
  • Technical assistance – expert assistance, every step of the way
  • Inspection and production control – product and packaging monitoring and quality control

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Toothbrushes

Makes no difference if you keep it by the sink or take it on holiday, if it’s electric or classic, made of bamboo or plastic, if you have braces or sensitive gums, we offer a wide range of testing, technical assistance, inspection and consultancy services:

  • Restricted substances testing:
    • Determination of azo colorants (bristles fibers), heavy metals in packaging, cadmium in plastics, phthalates in flexible plastic parts
  • Performance testing:
    • Resistance test according to EN 20126, EN 20127 (tuft retention, fatigue resistance, chemical solution resistance)
    • Control of bristles rounding-off

  • Technical assistance – expert assistance, every step of the way
  • Inspection and production control – product and packaging monitoring and quality control

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Toothpastes

Makes no difference if it’s mint or bubblegum flavored, if it’s extra whitening or anti-cavity, if you have sensitive, milk or strong teeth, we offer a wide range of testing, technical assistance, inspection and consultancy services:

  • Product safety and performance testing, including:
    • Substances of concern (heavy metals, glycol ether…)
    • Microbial contamination
    • Efficacy testing under medical supervision
  • Consumer panels (home use test)
  • Technical assistance – expert assistance, every step of the way
  • Inspection and production control – product and packaging monitoring and quality control
  • Safety and risk assessments

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To find out more, visit our website.

www.sgs.com/hygiene