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SMS Expansion – Cosmetics Testing Services

Southern Microbiological Services (SMS Ltd.) has been offering UKAS accredited microbiological testing services to the food and drinks industries since it was established in 1987. Our laboratory is also RSA approved. Located near Wellington, Somerset, in the UK, SMS Labs is excited to be able to extend our offering to include cosmetic testing.


Sally Bellekom, Director of SMS Ltd is delighted: “SMS has established a reputation over the years, that is highly service driven, partnering with clients to provide a bespoke experience, comparable to that of an in-house laboratory. We are looking forward to replicating this approach within the cosmetic and toiletries industries.”


The SMS technical team is ready to assist with both your routine cosmetics testing requirements, to ensure quality within batches, together with challenge testing of products during the developmental stages. Please take a look at our flyer for full details of how we can support you.


If you would like further information on the above or think you might benefit from any of our services, please do get in touch.


About Southern Microbiological Services 


SMS is an independent laboratory testing business based in Wellington, Somerset, employing more than 40 people. The Company was founded in 1989. Since its inception the Company has focused on microbiology and chemistry testing services for the food, cosmetics and supplements industry. More so, SMS is ISO 17025 accredited and is a Tesco and M&S approved laboratory. For further information please visit



Sally Bellekom – Director
+44 1823 662062


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