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OTC & Pharmaceutical Testing

Reduce the challenges of doing business in the heavily-regulated Pharmaceuticals and over-the-counter market by partnering with UL. Our certified laboratories check the purity and potency of raw materials and finished products to verify compliance with strict regulatory requirements regarding a product’s safety. We offer microbiological, analytical, physical, labeling, consulting and sensory capabilities to help deliver a finished product that meets regulatory compliance and consumer acceptance.

Meet safety, effectiveness and quality requirements for over-the-counter (OTC) and pharmaceutical products.

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We provide pharmacopeial testing to U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention, European Pharmacopoeia and Japanese Pharmacopoeia standards. Testing is conducted under Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) conditions.

UL also supports quality assurance processes throughout the entire development cycle with inspections, monitoring and training, and consulting services. Additionally, UL offers independent, accredited GMP assessments.

UL’s OTC and Pharmaceuticals team includes regulatory affairs consultants, microbiologists, chemists and human factors specialists. Our team will work with you to find solutions for every consumer and clinical safety concern, from clarifying labeling and packaging instructions to reviewing product use, delivery mechanisms, safety and effectiveness.