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ARL offers premier services including methods from BAM, USP, PCPC (CTFA), AOAC, and validated in-house methods.

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Physical Chemistry

    Most Commonly Requested Physical Chemistry Analyses

  • USP Monographs
  • Nutrition Panel
  • Supplement Facts Panel
  • Organoleptics
  • pH
  • Viscosity
  • Brix
  • Water Activity
  • Water Content
  • Loss on Drying

Raw material and finished product quality are paramount to your business success. ARL provides the services you need to validate your incoming materials and ensure that you ship only the highest quality products to your customers and consumers. Raw material physical characteristics such as color, taste, texture, density, pH, and more all contribute to your products' end quality, and ARL has the experience to help you develop a strong program for material validations and acceptance criteria. We offer FTIR raw material identification, HPTLC analysis, wet titration chemistry, and more.

Instrumental Analyses

    Most Commonly Requested Instrumental Analyses

  • Water Soluble Vitamins (C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niaci, B6, B12 (Folic Acid)
  • Fat Soluble Vitamins (A, D, E, K)
  • Caffeine
  • Cannabinoids
  • THC
  • Heavy Metals
  • Essential Oils Profiles
  • Testosterone

Analytical testing results are only as good and the equipment and methods used. Highly trained scientists dedicated to quality and accuracy, using validated methods, are essential to our success. ARL’s strict adherence to Good Laboratory Practices, ISO Accreditations, and robust quality training of our team members are the keys to generating accurate and reliable results. We employ state-of-the-art analytical equipment such as HPLC, GC, GC-MS, ICP-MS, PCR, and more, all under preventative maintenance schedules, which help us maintain consistent and reliable turnaround times and accuracy.

Microbiology

Microbiological analysis is one of ARL’s “bread and butter” operations. Since its genesis in 2000, ARL has built its success around testing accuracy and on-time reporting. We offer BAM, AOAC, and USP methods, including USP 2021/2022, USP 51, USP 61/62, and USP 71. We have the experience to help you select the most appropriate method for your product and determine your acceptance criteria. Our expertise will add another level to your quality control and quality assurance programs. No matter your quality objectives, ARL’s team will help you achieve success.

Environmental Monitoring

    Most Commonly Requested Environmental Monitoring Analyses

  • ATP Bioluminescence Swabbing
  • Critical Control Points
  • Microbial Swabbing
  • SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) surface swabbing

Environmental Monitoring (EM) is crucial to mitigating risks in your facility. Analytical Resource Laboratories has the expertise to assist you with developing and implementing your EM program and validating your cleaning processes.

The first step is to determine your risks and assess your risk tolerances. This process might include the following questions:

  • Which products do we produce which pose the greatest threat to cross-contamination?
  • Do our products contain allergens, and how do we clean thoroughly enough to remove allergens from other parts of the facility and other products?
  • Which equipment should we use to test the cleanliness of our machines following a full cleaning? How often should we monitor our environmental conditions?

Based on these and other questions, ARL can formulate a detailed plan that will help you meet your quality objectives.

If you find yourself questioning the necessity of implementing an EM program, or wondering how to go about doing so, please reach out to us. We can help!

Stabilities and Shelf-Life

    Most Commonly Requested Stabilities and Shelf-Life Analyses

  • Accelerated and Real-Time
  • Vitamins
  • Organoleptics
  • Preservative Effectiveness
  • Actives Integrity

The stability and integrity of your products over time are crucial to your product brand. ARL offers both Real-Time and Accelerated Stability and Shelf Life studies to provide you with data to support your best by or expiration dates. Contact our Samples Management Team or Partnerships Team for more information and a detailed quote on services, pricing, and testing intervals.

Simply provide us with a copy of your product label, and together we will explore your options. We will help you every step of the way.

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