Efficacy testing of sun protection products

ISO 24444:2019, AS/NZ-Standard or Colipa – Testing of sun protection products with regard to UVA- and UVB-protection.

Testing of Sun Protection Products

proDERM has dedicated a specialized department to the testing of sunscreen products. In a 350 m² facility, internationally accepted guidelines are appropriately applied to both in-vivo and in-vitro methods for the evaluation of sun protection. Because these products play a hugely important protective function, contractors and contract research organizations are obligated to take special care in determining the sun protection factor of a product.

For this reason, under the direction of Colipa  Taskforce member Stephan Bielfeldt, we have the accuracy of our methods tested at regular intervals in international interlaboratory comparisons and have the proper functioning of our facilities calibrated by external service providers.

In vivo Sun Protection Factor Determination

  • ISO Norm 24444:2019
  • Australian/New Zealand Standard Test Method AS/NZS 2604

In vivo Sun Protection Factor Determination with Water Resistance

  • International Test Method (Colipa)

In vivo UV-A Protection

  • ISO 24442
  • JCIA-Guideline
  • Korean Method

We also offer tests in the fields of:

  • Anti-Irritation
  • Self-tanning
  • Skin bleaching
  • Sweat and sand resistance
  • After-Sun Products
  • Depigmentation
  • UV-Erythem
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Downloads

Our FAQs on sun protection will answer your relevant questions regarding the strategy and implementation of the study: Which guideline is relevant for you and your product? What implications does your marketing strategy have on the testing? By what rules can you label your product in Europe? In addition, we make our poster on the subject “Determination of sweat resistance” available to you here.

FAQ Testing of Sun Protection Products




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Sun Protection

How to properly determine the efficacy of products claiming sun protection?

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