Lifeanalytics @Making Cosmetics – Technical Speeches and Technical Session

Meet Abich - Lifeanalytics at Making Cosmetics 2023

Visit us at Stand 114 in Fiera Milano Congressi on November 22nd and 23rd and don't miss the opportunity to attend our technical sessions!

Our experts will give four technical speeches at Stand 114 during Making Cosmetics 2023 to provide the latest updates on testing.

 Technical Speeches

Clinical Efficacy Tests in Cosmetics

Technical Speech on RESERVATION

Expert: Giordan Ferro

Wednesday 22 November 15:00-15:45

Thursday 23 November 15:00-15:45

SPF – Sun protection Factor in Cosmetics 

Technical Speech on RESERVATION

Expert: Iolanda Gaita

Wednesday 22 November 16:45-17:30

Thursday 23 November 16:45-17:30

Here are the technical session in detail:

Chemical and microbiological analysis, quality control and R&D

Expert: Lidia Barbiero and PHD Simona Baldassa 

The slots for the chemical and microbiological sectors are both days of the fair:

  • 10:00 to 10:40
  • 11:00 at 11:40

Abich Laboratories, part of the Lifeanalytics group, offers customized testing strategies to meet your product needs, including development of tailored methods.

In the field of microbiology, we offer testing and consulting services for specific areas:

  • Microbiological quality control is conducted through challenge testing using official methods such as ISO, PCPC, and Pharmacopoeia.
  • Raw materials, finished cosmetic products, PMC, biocides, and medical devices undergo antimicrobial efficacy and safety testing.

In the chemical field we can support you for:

  • Our quality control includes physical and chemical determinations to verify pollutants such as metals, formaldehyde, phthalates, and allergens. We also monitor preservatives in our products.
  • According to ICH, ASTM, and CIPAC guidelines, stability studies are conducted on raw materials, finished cosmetic products, PMC, biocides, and medical devices.
  • Physical tests can be conducted to substantiate claims about hair, medical devices, and various other products.

Technical experts:
  Lidia Barbiero –  Product Specialist and Operation Tech Support chemical and stability tests and PHD Simona Baldassa Product specialist and Microbiological Laboratory Supervisor

Clinical safety and efficacy tests

Expert: Iolanda Gaita

Slots for clinical trials will be available on both days of the fair.

  • 14:00 to 14:40
  • 15:00 to 15:40

Ensuring the safety and effectiveness of cosmetic products is crucial, and this requires conducting appropriate tests in accordance with national and international guidelines and regulations. Furthermore, it is essential to support the most innovative and competitive claims on the market. With Abich – Lifeanalytics, you can easily gain knowledge and understanding of which analyses to perform on your cosmetic products, from a wide range of tests available.

  • patch test to repeated insult and on sensitive skin;
  • allergic risk assessment test HRIPT (Human Repeat Insult Patch Test);
  • tests to assess the tolerability of cosmetic products (dermatological, ophthalmological, gynecological and dental);
  • tests on solar products: SPF and Water Resistance (ISO 24444:2019/Amd 1:2022, ISO 16217/18861:2020) and tests for sweat/sand/SPF resistance on wet skin and persistence;
  • photo-patch test

Technical expert:
  Iolanda Gaita  – Product Specialist and Operation Tech Support Clinical Studies.

In vitro testing of human cells and tissues

Expert: Elena Allifranchini and Giordan Ferro

The slots for in vitro testing are both days of the fair:

  • 10:00 to 10:40
  • 11:00 at 11:40

The Abich – Lifenalytics cell biology laboratory performs safety and efficacy tests, alternative to the use of animals, using specific cell lines and human tissues reconstituted in vitro on cosmetics, raw materials and medical devices.

Among the safety tests you will know:

  • eye and skin irritation and corrosion;
  • sensitisation tests;
  • biocompatibility testing for medical devices;
  • percutaneous absorption test.

Among the effectiveness tests you can learn more with us:

  • hydration test on reconstituted epidermis;
  • anti-radical activity on keratinocytes following UV stress;
  • efficacy test to support the mechanism of action of medical devices


Technical experts: Elena Allifranchini Product specialist coordinator and  Study Director for GLP and test Giordan Ferro Product Specialist

Advice, regulatory assistance and training

Expert: Paola Perelli, Sofia TaminiLidia Barbiero 

Slots for Regulatory advice and training are both days of the fair:

  • 14:00 to 14:40
  • 15:00 to 15:40
  • 16:00 to 16:40

To provide comprehensive service, Abich – Lifeanalytics offers regulatory assistance in medical and cosmetic industries.

In particular:

  • biological assessments according to ISO 10993-1 and testing strategy;
  • drafting technical dossiers according to Annex II and III of Regulation (EU) 745/2017;
  • gap analysis for the transition between Directive 93/42/EEC and Regulation (EU) 745/2017;
  • drafting PIF (Product Information File) and CPSR (Cosmetic Product Safety Report)
  • European notification portal CPNP (Cosmetic Product Notification Portal)

Technical experts:
 Paola Perelli Quality Assurance, Regulatory Cosmetics and Medical Devices,  Sofia Tamini – Regulatory Coordinator Cosmetics and Medical Devices. For the training part: Lidia Barbiero – Tech Support chemical tests and Coordinator Laboratory Stability