IS 14648 : 2011 Methods of Test for Microbiological Examination of Cosmetics And Cosmetic Raw Materials

ICS 71.100:70 PCD 19
Reaffirmed 2021


This standard prescribes methods for determination of microbial content of cosmetics and cosmetic raw materials. This standard lays down widely applicable methods but does not restrict the use of other validated methods. Microbial limits for finished cosmetic products are given in Annex A. Guideline for the neutralizers to be used with different preservatives is given in Annex B.