Laboratory service

Evaluation of the efficacy of pediculicides (Lice)

Evaluación de la eficacia de pediculicidas (Piojos)

We carry out tests to assess the efficacy of pediculicidal products for formulations under development or ready for registration.

HEAD LICE:

  • Pediculus humanus capitis (De Geer, 1778).
  • Stage 3 nymphs and adults of both sexes.
  • Viable eggs (Early and late stages).

IN-VITRO EFFICACY TESTING

  • Insecticides, ovicides and repellents.
  • Approved protocols for product registration.
  • Screening tests for formulation selection.
  • Action mechanism studies.

EFFICACY – Test Methods:

  • Adulticide and ovicide efficacy.
  • Immersion or contact (minutes): 2´, 5´, 10´, 15´.
  • Repellent Efficacy.
  • Non-choice & Choice-test.
  • Action mechanisms.
  • Use of colourants and photographs.

NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT:

  • Technical guidance and customised protocols.
  • Validation of new formulations.
  • Bibliographic reviews.

Aimed at:

  • Pediculicide manufacturers
Pharmaceutical Industry Services Brochure

Pharmaceutical Industry Services Brochure

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Pediculicidal efficacy assessment datasheet (Spanish)

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