ISO 16212:2011

Enumeration of yeast and mould present in cosmetics through total viable count (TVC) after aerobic incubation.

Products that can be tested
Cosmetics deemed applicable by microbiological risk analysis. Products posing low microbial risk include those with low water activity, hydro-alcoholic products, products with extreme pH values, etc. May not be suited to certain water immiscible products.

Description of Test

Third Party Validation
On passing this test, the product can be labelled as tested by airmid healthgroup to ISO 16212:2011 in support of any claim relating to the test and data received.

Turnaround Time
4 weeks from receipt of samples



The quality of the third party data we received from airmid healthgroup helped us showcase our innovative strategy of licensing this novel technology at a prestigious international scientific event, the European Innovation Convention. Ultimately this will allow us add value and differentiate our customer offerings through a focus on health and indoor air quality.
Mr. Robert Hickson, MD of VitrA Ireland