As a professional, you know that your brand is your most important asset. Protecting your brand is vital to the success of your company.
Personal care product manufacturers are responsible for ensuring that the indicator organism for the product isn’t detectable. They must also test incoming raw materials before ingredients can be unloaded, which creates delays in the supply chain.
To complicate matters, the manufacturer must rely on the manual compendial testing method, which is labor-intensive, slow to produce results, prone to human error, and vulnerable to tampering and poor compliance.
Fast, precise, and reliable environmental monitoring, water testing, and bioburden testing are critical to the success of any personal care products manufacturer. That’s why Growth Direct is the ideal system for your facility.
Growth Direct is the first and only growth-based system to automate compendial testing. So it helps personal care products manufacturers achieve consistently reliable results in about half the time, reduce errors and investigations, use personnel more efficiently, and bring products to market faster than ever before possible.
In traditional bioburden testing, samples are captured, incubated for 3-7 days, then colonies are enumerated and recorded. During this time, products may be waiting for shipment or shipped at risk awaiting the results of the test.
Accurate recording of colony forming unit (CFU) counts is vital, and a simple keying error could delay product shipment or cause a costly investigation. With Growth Direct, you reduce testing time, improve efficiency, and avoid manual counting and reporting steps. It improves efficiency by automating and accelerating bioburden testing and eliminates the manual enumeration and reporting steps.
Integrating Growth Direct into your laboratory information management system (LIMS) reduces manual errors and increases productivity.