Smart formulations in cosmetics are key.

We provide development services applicable to topical ingredients and finished products.

Drug Development Expertise

Trusting someone to develop and evaluate topical formulations for consumer and OTC applications can be exhausting. Leveraging expertise in topical drug development as well as innovative Powered by Santé® technology, we can assess and improve most skin applied formulations as well as provide development services applicable to topical ingredients and finished products.

Santé Labs can help you with:

  • Quickly screening and optimizing formulations that will result in more favorable stability profiles and rapid absorption into the skin.
  • Identifying and evaluating mixing methods, mixing time, heating temperature, cooling rates and temperatures, and order of addition from benchtop through scale-up.
  • Evaluating ingredient compatibility in complex formulations as well as in the contact of packaging.
  • Developing and qualifying stability-indicating assays for active ingredients in complex topical formulations.
  • Assaying preservatives in real-time and during in-use studies to ensure labeled preservatives are stable and active throughout the product lifespan.
  • Selecting and assessing the efficacy of preservatives in single-use and multi-use containers following ISO 11930 or USP <51>. Rapid preservative challenge screening can also be performed to rapidly identify or evaluate the efficacy of multiple preservative systems.

The Santé Solution

Product Development
We specialize in developing cost-effective quality products suitable for commercialization.
Every phase of product development has its standards and expectations.

We help clients with the following:

  • Expertise: With your vision in mind, our experts in drug delivery will create a project specific to your needs.
  • Speed: We know the ups and downs of manufacturing, which means not wasting time on dead-ends.
  • Cost-Effectiveness: We will match the right process and control methods no matter what your stage, allowing for cost-effective scalability.

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Stability Studies

Do you know how stable your product is?

We offer comprehensive stability testing services to design, execute, and manage a variety of comprehensive and flexible shelf-life programs.

  • Reliable Results: We provide real-time and accelerated aging studies.
  • Proper Shelf-Life Timelines: Build strong sales cycles with accurate shelf life timelines.
  • Longest Shelf-Life: Ensure best formulas and packaging are used to maximize time on shelf.

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Nonclinical Services

We are committed in providing flexible formulation and manufacturing services to fast track nonclinical product development.

  • Brand Distinction: Separate yourself from the pack with a superior tested product.
  • All Product Phase Support: We are experienced at all phases from formulation to commercialization.
  • Emerging Ingredients: We offer flexible formulations and manufacturing services designed for nonclinical product development.

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Work with an R&D partner with a pipeline of fast-to-market, innovative product development capabilities supported by sophisticated testing capabilities.

A well-defined process to quickly turn your idea into a market-ready product

Step 1

Create a research plan.
Includes product development work plan, project timetable, and budget.

Step 2

Manufacture your product.
Turn your additive or final packaged product into a scalable, proprietary bulk finished product.

Step 3

Go to market.
Receive support with scientific expertise, documentation for regulators, data for marketing, and retail inquiry support.