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Microbiological Tests

SGS is a world leader in testing services, and our quality control tests focus on a product’s safety, performance and reliability and the expectations of customers and regulatory bodies. Our microbiological tests form an important part of quality control for a wide range of clients from diverse industries, covering products as diverse as food, cosmetics, detergents and packaging.

With an international network of microbiological testing laboratories, equipped with cutting-edge technology and experts using the most up-to-date testing methodologies, we are your perfect test program partner, no matter what your product.

We are able to conduct a range of microbiological tests to help you assess the safety or efficacy of raw materials, components, ingredients and final products. Our aim is to examine for the risk of contamination under normal use conditions.

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We conduct a range of tests of microbial purity for clients producing consumer goods. These include:

  • Anaerobic/aerobic total microbial counts
  • Process water, raw material and component testing
  • Identification /Exclusion of pathogenic micro-organisms
  • Repetitive stress tests
  • Microbiological effectiveness of preservatives
  • In-use tests
  • Challenge tests
  • Agar diffusion tests

SGS is first choice for many clients wanting to assess the quality and safety of products or their components. When you work with us, you get the peace of mind that we have decades of experience of delivering microbiological tests that demonstrate to customers and regulators the safety and efficacy of your product.

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