Microbial Reduction Solutions for Cosmetics and Packaging
Sterigenics has decades of expertise reducing the raw material bioburden load in cosmetics and cosmetics packaging to achieve regulatory compliance.. To meet your microbial reduction goals, Sterigenics offers radiation-based gamma processing through our network of facilities located around the world. Gamma processing is proven, cost-effective, and non-invasive.
Decontamination or sterilization of cosmetics and personal care products
Consumers trust that products are clean and safe and will not adversely affect their health, safety, and well-being. No matter where in the world your cosmetic ingredients are manufactured or formulated, Sterigenics can help you meet required safety standards and reduce microbial counts.
Cosmetic products are often formulated from a blend of natural, raw, and chemical materials. Sterigenics routinely processes cosmetics and packaging to reduce bacteria counts, as well as sporadic contaminations, to help ensure the safe distribution of a wide variety of health and beauty aids (HBA).
What cosmetic products are sterilized or decontaminated?
Cosmetic products that are typically treated for mold and yeast contamination and microbial reduction include, but are not limited, to:
- Hemp (for cosmetic purposes only)
- Raw materials
- Natural ingredients
- Chemicals and surfactants
- Personal care products
- Cosmetic packaging and novelties
- Components, applicators, and brushes
- Finished cosmetics
- Makeup and makeup packaging
- Toiletries and hair care products like shampoo, conditioner and hair gel