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I have a mouthwash sample, and I know the specific gravity ...

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I have a mouthwash sample, and I know the specific gravity and Ph, and ingredient listing. Who do I pay to perform a certificate of analysis to tell me how much of each ingredient are in this item so I can re-create a competitive product?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: General
Expert:  The Geezer replied 9 years ago.
In order to reverse-engineer the mouthwash by analyzing the constituent chemicals, you will need a qualified laboratory to do the analysis. Here are some laboratories that offer this service. As many labs specialize in different chemicals and processes, you will have to contact each of them to see (a) do they perform the services you need and (b) what is their proposal price.

http://www.chemir.com/ [specializes in competitive product analysis]
http://www.intertek-cb.com/newsitetest/whoweare/labtesting.shtml
http://www.ampolymer.com/
http://www.wetestit.com/
http://www.butterworth-labs.co.uk/
http://www.chemiclabs.com/
http://www.therightstuff.com/
http://www.huffmanlabs.com/
http://www.lubrizol.com/TollManufacturingCanada/default.asp

Let me know if you need more potential laboratory candidates. Good luck with your project!
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