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Cosmetic Clinical Efficacy Study (In Vivo)

According to the Regulations for the Supervision and Administration of Cosmetics, Classification Rules and Classification Catalogue of Cosmetics, and Standard for the Evaluation of Efficacy Claims of Cosmetics and other relevant regulatory documents, the cosmetic efficacy claims shall have a sufficient scientific basis.


Cosmetics registration and notification persons shall publish the summary of the literature reference, research data, or product efficacy evaluation data on which efficacy claims are based on the special website specified by NMPA, and accept social supervision.

In accordance with the regulations of cosmetic efficacy and cosmetic claims, cosmetics that claim anti-spot and whitening, sunscreen, anti-hair loss, anti-acne, nourishment, repair, etc. shall conduct the cosmetic efficacy evaluation test in vivo. Feel free to hit me up by booking a meeting.

Cosmetics Efficacy Test

Introduction of Innoderm


EnterCo has a professional cosmetic efficacy evaluation and consumer use test institution (Innoderm), which has an outstanding technical team, composed of China's experienced efficacy evaluation experts from top domestic cosmetics enterprises, national experts for cosmetics review, and qualified doctors, with over 15 years of industry experience. We can provide authoritative technical solutions for cosmetic efficacy testing.

Innoderm is located in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. It has a modern efficacy laboratory with various supporting facilities and abundant volunteer resources with controllable costs. Our diversified technical team composed of dermatologists, ophthalmologists, and cosmetic compliance experts can provide 20+ efficacy evaluation dimensions involving in vivo, in-use tests, sensory assessments, literature research, etc. Multi-language (English, French, Korean, Japanese) consulting services are available with the capability of issuing multi-language efficacy evaluation reports.

​Innoderm Layout Dispaly


Innodem cosmetics testing lab has as many as 14 functional areas, with reasonable distribution in each area and complete facilities. There are volunteer reception rooms, constant temperature, and humidity rooms (can guarantee the environmental temperature of 20 ± 2 ° C, relative humidity of 50%± 5RH during the test), moisture and other test rooms, waterproof test rooms, sunscreen test rooms, cleaning rooms, sample application rooms, evaluation rooms, etc.


Evaluation Requirements of Cosmetic Efficacy Claims

Instruction: The efficacy marked with * are special cosmetic efficacy claims

Evaluation Requirements of Cosmetic Efficacy Claims

If the anti-spot and whitening are only achieved through physical covering, and it is clearly indicated as a physical effect on the label, the submission of product efficacy claim evaluation data can be exempted.

Before the human efficacy test of cosmetics, necessary microbiological and physicochemical tests, toxicological tests, or human skin patch tests shall be completed with a written certificate issued. Products that fail to pass the toxicological tests or human skin patch test cannot conduct efficacy evaluation tests in vivo.

Innoderm Human Trial Services for Cosmetic Efficacy Claims

Cosmetic Efficacy Testing Services

Part of the Instruments and Test Items

Instruments and Test Items

Process of Cosmetic Efficacy Evaluation Test in Vivo

1. Scheme design:

The experimental scheme design shall be scientific and rigorous, which is the key to improving the authenticity and reliability of the results of human efficacy evaluation.

3. Volunteer selection:

All subjects shall meet the screening criteria and sign the informed consent form before conducting the trial.

5. Data analysis:

The processing results and methods of statistical data and statistical methods shall be listed with the used statistical and analytical software.

2. Compliance with ethical principles:

The trial shall ensure that there is no harm to the human health of subjects under normal and foreseeable circumstances.

4. Evaluation test:

Assessment methods include clinical and visual assessment, instrument tests, self-assessment, etc.

6. Report issue:

Scientific judgments are made on efficacy claims based on the judgment standards and data analysis results, and then test reports are issued.


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