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EPTIS factsheet 154046 | Last revision 2022-11-09 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts154046 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts154046

PT provider
PT provider DRRR - Deutsches Referenzbüro für Ringversuche und Referenzmaterialien GmbH DRRR - Deutsches Referenzbüro für Ringversuche und Referenzmaterialien GmbH
Based in Germany
Language(s) German/English
Remarks To continuously ensure a good product quality for end products as well as for intermediate products the chmical-physical parameters have to be monitored and analyzed. Espacially the product preservation is of high importance regarding quality aspects. These PT schemes are specially developed for quantitative requirements and specifications in the cosmetic field. Among food stuff cosmetic products are increasingly important for human health. Cosmetics shall enhance health and physical comfort. The increased awareness of the consumers leads to an higher importance of cosmetics testing and the identification of harmful substances like MOSH and MOAH. This PT scheme is designed for all laboratories which do mineral oil testing in cosmetics on a routine basis as well as for laboratories in the process of establishing the testing method. Microorganisms in cosmetic products can lead to spoilage of these products and are dangerous for the consumer. To continuously ensure a good product quality every end product and intermediate product have to be microbiologically monitored and analyzed especially with regard to product preservation. These PT schemes are specially developed for qualitative and quantitative requirements and specifications in the cosmetic field.
Product groups Cosmetics
Testing fields Analytical chemistry
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Care products qual., quant. Phenoxyethanol -
Sorbic acid -
Benzoic acid -
Methylparaben -
Ethylparaben -
Propylbaraben -
Butylparaben -
Methylisothiazolinone -
Soap AOX -
Shampoo, Lotion Ash -
Fat -
Density -
Urea -
Water content -
pH-value -
Viscosity -
Dry residue -
Cream, Lotion Dexpanthenol -
Tocopherolacetat -
Retinolpalmitate -
Dental care Fluoride -
Cosmetics the following metals: -
Aluminium -
Copper -
Zinc -
O/W-emulsion with the following parameters: -
E.coli -
Moulds -
Aerobe bacteria -
identification of germs -
S.aureus -
C.albicans -
challenge test -
Ps.aeruginosa -
the following tensides: -
Sodium Laureth Sulfate -
Cocamidopropyl betaine (CAPB) -
Coco-glucoside -
Determination: -
3-Iodoprop-2-yn-1-yl butylcarbamate (IPBC) -
UV filters EHS -
OC -
Titanium dioxide -
Decorative Cosmetics the following PAHs: -
Naphthalene -
Anthracene -
Benzo(a)anthracene -
Chrysene -
Benzo(b)fluoranthen -
Benzo(k)fluoranthen -
Benzo(j)fluoranthen -
Benzo(e)pyren -
Benzo(a)pyren -
Dibenz(ah)anthracene -
Care products the following mineral oil hydrocarbons: -
MOSH C10 - C50 -
MOAH C10 - C50 -
Anti dandruff substances Pirocton-olamine -
Zinc pyrithione -
Solvents Ethanol -
Isopropyl alcohol -
Acetone -
Glycol -
Perfume, body spray Flash point -
Self-tanner Dihydroxyacetone -
Erythrulose -
Formaldehyde -
Determination of sunscreen UVA photoprotection in vitro (ISO 24443) UVA photoprotection -
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants all laboratories
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims validation of testing methods
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by A2LA (USA) and DAkkS (Germany) on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043 for part of the parameters

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee 230-500 Euro, depending on sample and parameters
Regularly operated Yes (several times p.a., dep. on sample and parameters)
Year of first operation 2007-2017, 2021, 2023
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
DRRR - Deutsches Referenzbüro für Ringversuche und Referenzmaterialien GmbH
Reinhartser Straße 31
87437 Kempten

Phone: +49 (0) 831/960 8780
Fax: +49 (0) 831/960 87899
Web: http://www.drrr.de http://www.drrr.de
Dr. Ulrich Leist
Phone: +49 (0) 831/960 87878
Fax: +49 (0) 831/960 87899
Email: info@drrr.de info@drrr.de
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Germany, Mr Johannes van de Kreeke. Mr Johannes van de Kreeke.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5