Eurofins Group acquires Australia's skin testing company Dermatest Pty Ltd

Published: 5-Sep-2017

DERMATEST Pty Ltd (AUSTRALIA) has been acquired by Eurofins Group, the bio-analytical service provider.

DERMATEST Pty Ltd, founded in 1997, is the leading Sunscreen and skin care evaluation laboratory in Australia. The laboratory and its CEO, John STATON, are recognised internationally for their active role in the definition of International Sun Protection Standards.

With EUR 2.54 billion in annual revenues and over 30,000 employees in around 375 sites in 41 countries, Eurofins Scientific is a leading international group of laboratories providing a unique range of analytical testing services to the pharmaceutical, food, environmental and consumer products industries and to governments.

Yann Agustin, Eurofins consumer products testing, Managing Director South Europe, added: "Apart from providing Eurofins with a very good entry into the Cosmetic testing market in Australia, Dermatest will allow Eurofins to become the worldwide reference in Sunscreen testing, increasing our portfolio and strengthening our current expertise and capabilities in Europe”

We are eager to contribute to Dermatest development position in its market, as well as expanding the portfolio of tests it offers to customers by offering the full range of services and capabilities of the Eurofins network.

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