SGS, a company specializing in inspection, verification, testing and certification, has announced the acquisition of Harrsion Research Laboratoties, Inc. (HRL), USA.
Based in New Jersey, HRL is an independent clinical research organization providing services to the cosmetic and personal care industry, including sunscreen and dermal patch testing as well as safety, efficacy and claims substantiation support testing. In 2016 HRL saw revenues reach around $5.5 million.
CEO of SGS, Frankie Ng, said, “This acquisition expands SGS’s consumer & retail service portfolio into the clinical testing sector for cosmetic and personal care products in the U.S. It is an excellent complement to our existing laboratory testing capability in New Jersey.”