Safety testing: What is culture media?

Challenge tests, to ensure the preservative efficacy of beauty goods, are performed using dehydrated culture media, as Angela Davies explains

The challenge test to trial the efficacy of a cosmetic's preservative system is performed using a variety of dehydrated culture media.

But what exactly is in culture media and what are the challenges involved with creating new culture media? Angela Davies, CEO and founder of MSL Solution Providers, explains.


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