Cosmetic industry is an example where animal testing is avoided and preferentially employs alternative methods. Legislation permits or actively promotes in vitro testing methods. RCC develops and validates the techniques to enable our clients to contribute for the replacement of animal testing.

RCC offers a range of alternate to animal studies for the cosmetic industry requirements.

In vitro Toxicology
  • Cytotoxicity assays
  • Bovine Corneal Opacity and Permeability (BCOP)
  • Reconstructed human Cornea-like Epithelium (EPI OcularTM)
  • Keratinocyte Activation (ARE-Nrf2 Luciferase Test Method)
  • Skin Irritation (EPISKIN TM)
  • Skin Corrosion (EPISKIN TM)
  • Corrositex ® Skin Corrosion
  • Genetic Toxicology Services