Alera Labs provides a suite of analytical services in support of formulation and product development, manufacturing and vendor qualification for the cosmetics industry. We conduct a wide range of chemical and physical tests on cosmetics and their raw materials. We can test samples for known or suspected carcinogens, skin irritants and other compounds of regulatory concern. These tests help manufacturers, importers and retailers evaluate the quality and safety of cosmetic of finished products and their ingredients. Alera Labs can also perform more specialized procedures or undertake complex studies using a variety of analytical techniques including GC, LC-MS. LC-MS/MS, ICP-MS, FT-IR, NMR, HPLC, UV-Vis.