It includes controls of products, raw materials, packaging, personnel, equipment and preparation rooms. All microbiological controls should be done to ensure that the products do not contain pathological microorganisms. All contamination risks should be controlled.
Cosmetic product manufacturers are obliged to produce in accordance with the Good Manufacturing Practice Guidelines. Many aspects such as contaminated areas, raw materials, inadequate hygiene of production and personnel affect contamination during production.
Microbiological Control Test
Microbiological testing is mandatory analysis for cosmetic products. Microorganisms that should not be present in cosmetic products; Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Candida albicans and Escherichia coli.
Since different skin areas can have different sensitivity, two separate categories are defined for cosmetic products:
Category 1: Products for children under the age of 3, products applied to the eye area, products applied to mucous membranes, products that do not rinse
Category 2: Other products, rinsed products
Quantitative / quantitative limits:
Category 1: The total number of live aerobic mesophilic microorganisms (bacteria, yeast and mold) should not be more than 102 cfu / g or 102 cfu / ml.
Category 2: The total number of live aerobic mesophilic microorganisms should not be more than 103 cfu / g or 103 cfu / ml.
Qualitative / qualitative limits:
Category 1: Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Candida albicans or Escherichia coli should not be found.
Category 2: Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Candida albicans or Escherichia coli should not be found.
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