Charles River Microbial Solutions
As a proven innovator in the development of dependable, robust testing solutions, Charles River continues to set the standard for managing microbial quality control. We’ve purposefully built our portfolio to deliver the most comprehensive and flexible set of microbial solutions available from one provider.
Our industry-leading brands create an expansive, unified set of core competencies that meet the testing needs of the personal care and cosmetics industry. At Charles River, we are committed to being our clients’ partner of choice for the management of microbial risk.
Celsis® systems help personal care and cosmetics companies free up working capital by releasing products to market faster. Celsis® rapid detection systems deliver definitive screening results days faster – in as few as 18-24 hours – than traditional microbial methods, so personal care and cosmetics companies can reduce hold times, inventory requirements and overall cost to manufacture without compromising quality. Leading manufacturers around the globe trust innovative, easy-to-use Celsis® systems to confirm product quality, decrease the impact of contamination, and achieve optimum efficiency in their manufacturing processes.
Accugenix® contract identification services help personal care and cosmetics companies improve the quality and efficiency of their environmental monitoring programs by providing rapid, accurate, cGMP-compliant identifications of relevant flora in their manufacturing facility. Our industry-leading proprietary databases contain the most relevant bacteria, mold and yeast entries, so clients can make critical decisions with the highest confidence in their data. Superior sequence-based strain typing service assists root cause investigations by helping clients differentiate between resident and wild-type problem species contaminates. Our service includes access to sophisticated tracking and trending software for the biomapping of microflora, a tool which supports a faster response to trends and remediation of potential problems that could lead to contamination events.