Sample Submission Form
Samples should always be accompanied by either a printed or digital copy of our submission form as well as detailed use instructions and a basic overview of the specific type of product in question (shampoo, moisturizing cream, etc). AMA Labs has assembled a form to help expedite the processing of customer samples.
Use the link below to download our printable sample submission form:
Samples should be submitted to:
Attention: SAMPLE HANDLING
AMA Laboratories, Inc.
216 Congers Road
New City, NY 10956 USA
All samples submitted for presentation to human skin must have completed safety assessments prior to study commencement. Studies must include:
- USP or PCPC (formerly CTFA) Preservative Efficacy Test (PET) – preferably 60 day double challenge – anhydrous samples excluded
- In-vitro Skin Irritation Tests (example – RIPT, Comedogenicity, Phototoxicity, etc.)
- In-vitro Eye Irritation Tests if applicable (example: ‘no tears claims’, ophthalmologist/ optometrist tested studies, etc.)
- 90 Day Accelerated Stability and Container Compatibility Study
Responsibility for conducting the above studies belongs to the Sponsor.
AMA Laboratories can conduct irritation and sensitization testing and can refer you to microbiological, toxicological, analytical and stability testing facilities if requested. Please note that AMA Labs has no reciprocal arrangements for referrals as we find this to be unethical.