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This application is a service of the Singapore Government.

Health Sciences Authority

Scope of Services

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Testing of Cosmetic Products (eye make-up, face make-up, hair-care products, lip products and skin care products)

Scope of Services includes:

Screening for Hair Dyes

  • Ortho-phenylenediamine
  • Meta-phenylenediamine
  • Para-phenylenediamine
  • 2-Methyl-p-Phenylenediamine Sulfate
  • 2-Methyl-m-Phenylenediamine
  • 2-Amino-5-nitrophenol
  • 2-Chloro-p-Phenylenediamine Sulfate
  • 4-Methoxy-m-Phenylenediamine
  • 4-Methyl-m-Phenylenediamine
  • 3-Methyl-o-Phenylenediamine
  • 4-Methyl-o-Phenylenediamine
  • 2-Nitro-1,4-Phenylenediamine
  • 4-Ethoxy-m-phenylenediamine

Screening for Prohibited Colourants

  • Acid Black 1 (CI 20470)
  • Acid Green 1 (CI 10020)
  • Acid Red 88 (CI 15620)
  • Acid Violet 9 (CI 45190)
  • Acid Violet 43 (CI 60730)
  • Acid Yellow 1 (CI 10316)
  • Acid Yellow 11 (CI 18820)
  • Hansa Yellow (CI 11680)
  • Metanil Yellow (CI 13065)
  • Orange 1 (CI 14600)
  • Pigment Orange 5 (CI 12075)
  • Ponceau 2R (CI 16150)
  • Ponceau 3R (CI 16155)
  • Ponceau SX (CI 14700)
  • Rhodamine B (CI 45170)
  • Solvent Green 7 (CI 59040)
  • Solvent Yellow 33 (CI 47000)
  • Sudan I
  • Sudan II
  • Sudan III
  • Sudan IV
  • Parared

Screening for Western Drug Adulterants

  • Androgenic Steroids
  • Antibiotics
  • Anti-comedone Agents
  • Anti-fungals
  • Anti-inflammatory Agents
  • Corticosteroids
  • Estrogenic Steroids
  • Growth Hormones
  • Hair Growth Promoters
  • Hormonal Agents
  • Progestogenic Steroids

Phthalates Analysis

  • Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate
  • Dibutyl pthalate

Retinoic Acids Analysis

  • Tretinoin
  • Isotretinoin

Toxic Heavy Metals Analysis

  • Arsenic
  • Cadmium
  • Chromium
  • Copper
  • Lead
  • Mercury
  • Neodymium
  • Thallium

Others

  • Acrylamide
  • Benzene
  • Boric acid
  • Diethylene glycol
  • Hexachlorophene
  • Hydroquinone
  • Fluoride
  • Formaldehyde