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Have we had samples from your company before?

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Product Type

What product are you sending?

Purchase Order Ref.

Please enter a Purchase Order Reference Number in the box below (if applicable)

Sample Description

Please enter the details of all samples needing the same testing below

Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices

Is this testing to be performed to GMP?

Testing Required

Is Challenge Testing required?

Please specify challenge test

If other, please describe

Note: As a GMP sample, MCS must carry out a validation on the product

The formulation is categorised as:

Is TVC Testing required?

Please specify TVC test

If other, please describe

Does the sample require validation?

If a previous validation exists please note that this testing is only valid for other formulations of the same product provided that the concentration of the active ingredient is the same or less than the validated product. Where other formulation changes have been made or the concentration of the active is higher, a separate validation must be performed.

All GMP samples require some form of validation. If this has already been performed by MCS please give the report reference here or the justification that validation is not required:

Please include in 'Additional Comments' or on a separate sheet the specification for the product, it cannot be tested without this information.

Is testing for Specified Micro-Organisms required?

Please specify Micro Organism test type

If other, please describe

Select the tests required:

Bile Tolerant Gram Negative Bacteria - these were previously categorised as Enterobacteria.

If other, please describe

Is incubation and / or reading of environmental monitoring plates required?

Please specify Monitoring type

Give any known requirements (such as specifications):

Does the sample require validation?

If a previous validation exists please note that this testing is only valid for other formulations of the same product provided that the concentration of the active ingredient is the same or less than the validated product. Where other formulation changes have been made or the concentration of the active is higher, a separate validation must be performed.

Is any other testing required?

If yes, please provide details:

Please include in 'Additional Comments' or on a separate sheet included with the samples the specification for the product; it cannot be tested without this information.

Cosmetics and Toiletries

Testing Required

Is Challenge Testing required?

Please specify challenge test

The ISO 11930 method is designed for use with cosmetics and is appropriate for the European Regulations. The EP test is also appropriate and is a commonly used test. For new formulations we would recommend the ISO 11930 method.

If other, please describe

Is TVC Testing required?

Please specify TVC test

The in-house method is appropriate for the European Regulations. Should you require a UKAS accredited test please select the EP test.

If other, please describe

Is testing for Specified Micro-Organisms required? (This test is usually carried out with the TVC)

Please specify Micro Organism test type

This test is UKAS accredited. Typically, cosmetics require testing for the absence of S aureus, Ps aeruginosa, E coli and C albicans. If you have any queries about this or anything else please give us a call.

If other, please describe

Select the tests required:

Bile Tolerant Gram Negative Bacteria - these were previously categorised as Enterobacteria.

If other, please describe

Is any other testing required?

If yes, please provide details:

Contact Lenses

Tests on Lenses

RGP Lenses

Please specify test type:

If other, please describe

Soft Lenses

Please specify test type:

If other, please describe

Environmental Plates

Please specify test type:

Household

Testing Required

Is Challenge Testing required?

Please specify challenge test

If other, please describe

Is TVC Testing required?

This shows the total number of organisms in your product. The in-house method is appropriate for most products.

Please specify TVC test

The BP, EP and USP are harmonised, testing to one of these methods is therefore equivalent to testing to the others.

If other, please describe

Is testing for Specified Micro-Organisms required? (This test is usually carried out with the TVC)

Many household products will not need this test; please contact us if you are unsure.

Please specify Micro Organism test type

If other, please describe

Select the tests required:

Bile Tolerant Gram Negative Bacteria - these were previously categorised as Enterobacteria.

If other, please describe

Is any other testing required?

Please specify testing required:

Detail test parameters where known (e.g. Product concentration, contact time, test organisms, clean / dirty conditions)

If other, please describe

Other Product

If you know the testing you are after please detail it here; if not, please give us a call and we will be happy to discuss your requirements.

Any additional comments?

We will require ml of product for this testing.


Once we have your samples we will generate an invoice and send it to you.





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