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ISO/TR 19838:2016



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Microbiology Cosmetics Guidelines for the application of ISO standards on Cosmetic Microbiology

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ISO/TR 19838:2016 gives general guidelines to explain the use of ISO cosmetic microbiological standards depending on the objective (in-market control, product development, etc.) and the product to be tested.

ISO/TR 19838:2016 can be used to fulfil the requirements of the ISO standard on microbiological limits (ISO 17516).

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International Organization for Standardization

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