The Consumer Products Testing (CPT) division of Eurofins Scientific is proud to announce the acquisition of Clinical Research Laboratories, LLC.
As a result of this operation, Eurofins becomes a leading company serving the cosmetics and personal care industries worldwide, offering the most comprehensive service portfolio from its state-of-the-art cosmetics testing laboratories in Europe, Asia-Pacific, Australia and now the United States.
“We are confident that this acquisition will contribute to strengthening our footprint in the cosmetics testing industry by offering an increasingly wider scope of top-class services and facilitating the development of innovative new solutions for our customers” … explains Stéphane Barrau, VP Eurofins Consumer Product Testing.
Lenore Coyle, General Manager of CRL comments:
“The combination of Eurofins CPT and CRL will enable both organisations to expand their service offerings within the cosmetics testing arena. CRL, with the additional support of Eurofins CPT, will continue to provide high level testing and associated services to companies in the concerned market segment, now with a wider scope geographic coverage.”
The company will hereinafter be referred to as “Eurofins | CRL Cosmetics Inc.”
About Clinical Research Laboratories, LLC
Established in 1992, and in continuous expansion ever since, CRL has established a significant reputation for excellence in clinical studies, safety and efficacy testing to the cosmetic, beauty products, personal care, and pharmaceutical industries in North America, serving today a large number of international corporations.
Headquartered in central New Jersey and with subsidiaries in North Carolina and Texas, the company focuses its expertise in the areas of dermatology, photobiology, ophthalmology, bioinstrumentation, microbiology, cosmetology, clinical trials, and associated services.
CRL employs over 100 highly skilled staff and generated revenues of over 12m US$ in 2017.
Eurofins Scientific is an International group of laboratories headquartered in Luxembourg, providing testing and support services to the pharmaceutical, food, environmental, agroscience and consumer products industries, among other.
The group is one of the international leaders in the provision of testing services with a network of more than 400 laboratories across 44 countries. Through research and development, in-licensing and acquisitions, the Group draws on the latest developments in every industry it serves, while helping corporations to deliver safe and compliant products through responsible and sustainable sourcing practices.