R&D and Innovation

at the service of brands

Cosmetics & Medical Devices Cl.1

To meet your specifications and bring your projects to fruition, our scientific department provides you with two areas of expertise: Innovation and Research & Development.

Our Laboratory, staffed by pharmacists, doctors and chemical engineers, offers you the benefit of our unique know-how and …

… a force to be reckoned with,
  • Compositions that respect people and their environment
  • Sourcing of original ingredients of natural origin
  • A diversity of textures and galenic formulations combining safety, tolerance and sensoriality
  • The creation of virtuous, upcycled active ingredients thanks to our Innovation Center 2 new collections of formulas to inspire your products each year

…solutions for every market segment:

  • Des formules de dimensions internationales conformes à la règlementation en place
  • Des partenariats privilégiés pour l’évaluation toxicologique ou les tests d’efficacité et d’usage
  • 2 nouvelles collections par an pour inspirer vos produits
  • Développements de formules traditionnelles, naturelles ou Bio
Choose our evolving offer

Brief and formulation

According to your needs, we define together the project adapted to your ideas: formulation, manufacturing, sourcing.

  • Access to turnkey products
  • Take advantage of a wide range of formulas developed for customization
  • Design your formula from A to Z and according to your specifications

Our laboratory offers you formulas in response to market trends and in compliance with the regulations in force. We accompany you throughout the process thanks to a base of textures to facilitate the development and inspire your products. Force of proposals, we also advise you in the choice of your packaging and can carry out the sourcing of your packaging items. We offer local suppliers, concerned about the quality of their product.


Quality and regulations

Our regulatory department validates the formulas according to the marketing areas, anticipates changes in the regulations and carries out your Product Information File [PIF] complete. It studies and guides your choice of claims before marketing.

Our quality department also responds to each of your specific requests in terms of ingredients and packaging to provide you with an optimal solution in compliance with quality requirements. It carries out the control upon receipt of raw materials and packaging items, as well as microbiological tests after each production for the release of bulk or finished products.


Manufacturing and packaging

The industrialization of your product is rigorously managed by our production and packaging teams trained to ISO 22716 standard (GMP) . Each project is the subject of a preliminary technical feasibility study in order to meet the quality requirements for the design, filling, labeling and packaging of your product.



Our logistics team manages the shipment of your goods according to your needs.



Quality and Regulatory Affairs: a dynamic system

SO.F.I.A. Cosmetics laboratories are certified according to international standards and in compliance with the European regulation EC n°1223/2009.

We guarantee the conformity of your products thanks to a traceability throughout the production chain and a rigorous control:

  • Raw materials upon receipt
  • Packaging items upon receipt
  • Of each production batch (bulk, semi-finished and finished products)
  • Measuring devices
  • Before shipment of finished products
A continuous investment as well as an equipment of analytical expertise: HPLC, UV, allow us to maintain a constant level of quality and to remain at the forefront of innovation. All microbiological controls are carried out internally thanks to a dedicated laboratory and in compliance with specific standards for cosmetics.
Our Regulatory Affairs department validates the compliance of your formulas before supporting you in the steps prior to the marketing of your cosmetic products:
  • Regulatory tests: challenge tests, toxicological evaluation
  • Clinical tests: efficacy or use tests to evaluate your products and support your claims
  • Creation of the PIF [Product Information File] in accordance with the EC regulation n°1223/2009
  • Control of legal mentions, claims and proofreading of your labels
  • Regulatory monitoring and compliance with foreign regulations