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Callahan Chemical CompanyContact: Craig F. Ford
Work Broad Street & Filmore Avenue Palmyra NJ 08065
Work Phone: 800-526-7000 Work Fax: 201-440-5441

Callahan Chemical is a full service independent distributor serving a number of regulated markets including Personal Care, Pharmaceutical and Food.  We supply a wide variety of materials from surfactants and emollients to green/natural materials and sun care actives as well as preservatives, solvents, alcohols, silicones and much more.  Callahan sources materials from an array of both domestic and global manufacturers and provides formulation support as well as regulatory guidance and logistics solutions.

Callahan Chemical
The Right Solutions… Beautifully!

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Ceutical LaboratoriesContact: Courtland Imel
Work 2300 Valley View Lane, Suite 230 Dallas TX 75234
Work Phone: 972-241-8374 Work Fax: 972-241-0619Website:

Full service organization providing product concept, product development, analytical chemistry, microbiology, compliance, quality systems and regular submissions.

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Chemical Solutions, Ltd.Contact: Mark Hartman
Work 273 Mulberry Drive #9 Mechanicsburg PA 17050
Work Phone: 717-697-7536 Work Fax: 717-697-4800Website:

Chemical Solutions Ltd. is an independent analytical testing laboratory that specializes in ultra-trace-level elemental analysis. Our professional staff has over 30 years of combined experience in the field of analytical chemistry. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality analytical services. It is with this dedication, that we are able to offer timely and responsive service. As our core instrumentation, we have an Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometer (ICP-MS). Using ICP-MS technology with the combined skills of our staff, we provide a unique source of information about analytical methodologies. In addition, we can provide interpretive services for our clients.

Chemical Solutions Ltd. was established in 1995 by Ian Milnes, who had been a consultant to the analytical laboratory industry for several years. In early 1997, a critical need for ultra-trace-level elemental testing was observed, and ICP-MS instrumentation was added to our capabilities. We are solely dedicated to ultra-trace-level elemental testing, consequently our emphasis is to the detail and accuracy of your individual or ongoing project. We maintain our commitment to client satisfaction with rapid turnaround and personalized client involvement.

Our experiences have been in the environmental, pharmaceutical, industrial and dietary nutritional supplement and cosmetic disciplines. However, we will continue to explore and develop our services in response to our clients needs. Chemical Solutions Ltd. is FDA registered and audited, ISO 17025 and NELAP accredited to assure you of the quality of the data you receive from CSL.

Our organization does not provide just results, but reliable, responsive and quality assured information that you can confidently use to produce sound business decisions. Please contact us for all your ultra-trace-level elemental requirements.

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Chemir Analytical Services
Work 2672 Metro Blvd Maryland Heights MO 63043
Work Phone: 800-659-7659 Work Fax: 314-291-6630Website:

Chemir Analytical Services is an independent analytical laboratory specializing in problem solving and formulation development for the home, health, and beauty industries. We also offer litigation support services in cases involving patent infringement, product liability, and intellectual property rights.

For over 50 years, Chemir has provided non-routine analytical investigations, specializing in deformulation, or reverse engineering. Our services also include materials identification, failure analysis and product characterization. Chemir has solved many difficult problems such as contamination, packaging failures, off-odors, off-colors and more.

Chemir has partnered with many companies throughout their product’s life cycle. From concept to commercialization, our formulations team can help with product development, stability testing, and scale-up. Our facility is cGMP compliant, FDA registered, ISO 9001 certified, DEA licensed, and is centrally located in suburban St. Louis, Missouri.

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Clinical Research Laboratories Inc.
Work 371 Hoes Lane Suite 100 Piscataway NJ 08854
Work Phone: 732-981-1616 Work Fax: 732-909-2879Website:

Clinical Research Laboratories, Inc. (CRL) provides a wide range of clinical safety and efficacy testing for the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. Clinical Research Laboratories, Inc. is conveniently located in central New Jersey. CRL is dedicated to conducting human clinical test procedures to determine the safety and efficacy of cosmetic, personal care and OTC drug products. Areas of expertise include Dermatology, Photobiology, Ophthalmology, Bioinstrumentation, Microbiology, Cosmetology, Consumer Research Evaluation and Clinical Trials.

The newly expanded 25,000+ square foot, state-of-the-art facility includes complete Ophthalmology suites for non-invasive and invasive evaluations, a full service beauty salon and a Photobiology/Sunscreen suite featuring a Jacuzzi, showers and dressing room. The fully equipped Bioinstrumentation laboratory provides the newest in claims support technology as well as our state-of-the-art HotPack Environmental Chamber, which has the capability to perform a variety of testing functions. The unit is validated to operate at temperatures between 18oC and 38oC and at humidity ranges of between 20 and 80% RH.

The unit is equipped with an airlock and a one-way mirror. The unit will primarily be used for claims support testing such as, hydration, TEWL, antiperspirant, and facial sting testing as well as a variety of other specialty uses.

Clinical Research Laboratories, Inc. maintains an extensive and varied panelist database. CRL’s custom, computer database can provide precise information regarding profiles, demographics and medical histories. Other selective information such as gender, age, specific medical conditions and ethnicity is available.

Clinical Research Laboratories, Inc. is committed to providing cost-effective testing of the highest quality combined with timely scheduling, comprehensive final reports and a commitment to customer service.

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Consumer Product Testing CompanyContact: Craig Weiss
Work 70 New Dutch Lane Fairfield NJ 07004
Work Phone: 973-808-7111 Work Fax: 973-808-7234Website:

Consumer Product Testing Company is a worldwide leader in the contract laboratory testing of cosmetics, personal care, pharmaceuticals, nutritional supplements, medical devices and specialty chemicals. Since 1975, we have assisted clients with their testing needs consistent with our logo “from conception to completion”. The services offered include clinical safety; claims validation; photobiology; analytical and pharmaceutical chemistry; microbiology; sterility testing; consulting services; as well as both in-vitro and in-vivo toxicology. Our technical staff of over 130 has extensive experience that is used to assist clients through each phase of the testing process.

We attribute our growth to our dedication to the needs of our clients. Well-known for our superior customer service, we become an integral part of our client’s team, providing timely, reliable, accurate and reproducible results.

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CONUSBAT - INTERNATIONALIZATION REGULATORY SERVICESContact: Steven L. Hanft, M.A., President; or Dr. Annelie Struessmann, Technical & Regulatory Director
Work Kruppstr. 18 Aachen D-52072 Germany

Mission: To provide internationalization regulatory services for these sector industries:
• Cosmetics & personal care
• consumer health care
• household cleaning agents
• special medical devices
• specialty & fine chemicals
Regulatory services:
In-depth expertise for the European Union (EU) market:
• Regulation (EC) No 1223/2009 (Cosmetic Products): Strategic planning & all compliance steps, PIF preparation, CPSR, CPNP notification
• Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH): Strategic planning & all compliance steps, dossier & SDS preparation, SIEF participation, substance inventory management
• Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 (CLP – Classification, Labelling & Packaging): Classification of substances and mixtures
• International Representation: Responsible Person (RP) for cosmetic products, REACH Only Representative (OR) for cosmetic ingredients & other chemicals
• Regulation (EC) 648/2004 (Household products and Detergents)
World-wide strategic regulatory partnerships: USA/Canada, Brazil-/S. America, Japan, ASEAN, China, India, S. Korea, Taiwan, Russia, Israel, Turkey, S. Africa
Global knowledge for cosmetic ingredient compliance: Regulatory frameworks for cosmetics, borderline products and chemicals, GHS Training (online/onsite): EU / Global cosmetics’ regulatory affairs workshops


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Cosmet-Pharm Consultants, LLCContact: Vispi D. Konga
Work 159 Aristotle Way Cranbury NJ 08512
Work Phone: 609 448 0192 Work Fax: 201 248 7208

Cosmet-Pharm Consultants, LLC, is dedicated to the needs of the cosmetic, skin care, personal care and OTC topical drug products industry. It has expertise in working with the clients to provide the full spectrum of unique skin care marketable formulas and in the execution of global formulation strategies which includes reducing complexity by consolidation of formulations portfolio.

It also provides services in product development, sourcing of manufacturing facilities, technology assessment, providing expert advice and assist pre-trial efforts in areas such as product claims and patent infringement. CosmetPharm also provides customized product category training and knowledge management through on-site training seminars.

The principal, Vispi Kanga has over 35 years experience in formulating and developing skin care products from concept to commercial production with the largest international personal care products companies such as P&G and Unilever. He was an adjunct professor in the Graduate School of Natural Sciences at Fairleigh Dickinson University and holds several cosmetic patents. He is an emeritus member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists and the American Chemical Society.

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Cosmetech Laboratories, Inc.Contact: Irwin Palefsky
Work 39 Plymouth Street Suite 4 Fairfield NJ 07004
Work Phone: 973-882-5151 Work Fax: 973-882-1222Website:

Cosmetech Laboratories, Inc. is a full service consulting laboratory of skin and hair care products including: Sunscreens, moisturizers, AHA, depilatories, cleansers, anti-acne products, make-up, toners, antiperspirants/deodorants, baby products, shampoos, hair-conditioners, hair fixatives, etc. Additionally, we can assist you with full scale-up and manufacturing issues.

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cosmetictranslation.comContact: Barry Saxon
Work 38259 Kingston Drive No. Ridgeville OH 44039 offers unique professional translation services exclusively to the cosmetic industry. Our collaborative team approach combines the skills of outstanding, certified translators with an in-depth knowledge of cosmetics – products, advertising, marketing, sales and technology. The result is superbly accurate translations that convey the true spirit of the original cosmetic copy.

Our cosmetic translation specialties include . . .

• Product Labels                • Web Sites
• Advertising Copy            • Scientific Papers
• Sales Literature              • Patents
• Brochures & Catalogs     • Regulatory Documents

Knowledge of language alone won’t do the job: We also speak cosmetics! Our translators are highly educated, dedicated professionals with a love for the nuance of language and a commitment to excellence. In addition, they are backed by a thorough understanding of cosmetic products including skincare, haircare, deodorant, fragrance, shaving and pigmented products. We have more than 40 years of experience in cosmetics in areas ranging from cosmetic product formulation and regulatory requirements to the creation of marketing strategies and advertising copy…and apply this knowledge to every cosmetic translation we perform.

High quality, fair rates and responsive service. Our simple  but ambitious goal is to be accepted as a member of the team by each of our clients.

For more information, please visit or website. Call or e-mail to put our unique services to work for you.

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Cosmetix Design, Inc.Contact: Gamze Sauzeat
Work 4941 Marine Avenue Suite B Lawndale CA 90260

Cosmetix Design is a full service consulting firm specializing in skin care, hair care and OTC formulations. We help clients create products from start to finish, including key ingredient selection, formulation, testing and manufacturing support.

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CRDR Consulting, Inc.Contact: Thomas J. Vichroski
Work PO Box 2861 Huntington Station NY 11746
Work Phone: 631-271-5194 Work Fax: 631-271-5195

CRDR Consulting advises on and provides direction for the research, development and regulatory aspects of cosmetic products. This includes the “how to” of formula development, process development, Q.C. procedures, handling outside vendors and product troubleshooting. It also includes the preparation of regulatory documentation for domestic—especially FDA— compliance, foreign countries, patent development, product labeling, MSDS’s, S.O.P.’s, etc.  Clients range from “Fortune 500” companies to small ‘start-ups.’

Tom Vichroski is a member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society, the Association of Consulting Chemists & Chemical Engineers and the American Chemical Society. He has participated on the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Personal Care Products Council and holds several cosmetic patents. More than thirty-eight years of product development experience has provided a background covering a wide range of cosmetics including OTC products.

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Custom Analytics LLCContact: Charles Metcalfe
Work 3789 Thomas Sumter Hwy Dalzell SC 29040
Work Phone: 803-499-4469 Work Fax: 803-499-4530Website:

Custom Analytics LLC is an FDA and Health Canada inspected contract analytical laboratory providing services to the personal care, OTC, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries. Our chemists specialize in developing analytical methods for unique products and applications as well as performing USP/NF compendial assays under cGMP compliance. We also provide microbiological testing for coliforms, standard plate counts and preservative challenge testing.
In the event that you are formulating with controlled substances we also have a DEA license.

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Custom IngredientsContact: Cathy Clark
Work P.O. Box 772 Chester SC 29706
Work Phone: 803-377-1213 Work Fax: 803-581-5802

Custom® Ingredients is a leading producer of innovative and quality specialty chemical products.  We strive to provide attentive service and quick deliveries to our customers as well as a safe and enjoyable work environment for our employees.  We strive to introduce creative, useful specialty chemicals products that fulfill special consumer needs.

Our Phytol™ brands are our quality seed, nut, and vegetable oils.  By importing directly from our worldwide sources to you, we can offer competitive pricing and consistent quality.  Our oils are from renewable resources mindful of the environment.  We sell exclusively to the cosmetic and personal care industry so we know the quality you demand.  Our oils offer the best in clarity, color, and low odor and are certified to American Oil Chemist Society (AOCS) standards to provide you with a reliable and consistent source.

CustoPoly® polymers are proven exceptional thickeners, emulsifiers, suspending agents and stabilizers, utilized in a wide variety of products.  Most CustoPoly® polymers are used at concentrations between 0.5% and 5.0%.  They offer the flexibility to develop products with a wide range of flow, emulsifying and rheological properties.  CustoPoly® polymers are supplied in easy to use, liquid and powder forms.

CustoNaturals™ are ingredient additives found in Nature.  Being derived from fish, meat, fruits, plants or vegetables, these powerful active ingredients were selected for their very active original composition.  Prepared using specialized technologies for heightened performance.  CustoNaturals™ help the formulator enhance their formulations’ activity.

CustoBlend® specialty blends are custom manufactured blends that allow formulators to incorporate more active ingredients, without the complexity of manufacturing and stocking multiple smaller use items.  Most CustoBlend® specialty blends allow the formulator to cold blend ingredients, thus speeding up manufacturing times and lowering costs to market of final production.

CustoCide™ is a complete line of preservatives and biocides, including natural preservatives.  These products provide action against microorganisms and to inhibit growth of bacteria, yeasts and mold.  Antioxidants are also available to prevent spoilage in consumer products like detergents, cleaners, pet care, food and cosmetics.  We also offer several preservative blends that provide broad-spectrum protection with added convenience.

It is our desire that our customers continue associating the Custom® Ingredients with quality innovation and value.

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