Abbott Analytical Ltd is a UKAS accredited microbiological testing laboratory specialising in disinfectant and preservative efficacy testing, and microbiological quality testing of cosmetics and personal care products.

With decades of experience between them our team can assist you with all your efficacy testing requirements, as well as with formulation and regulatory advice. We offer a flexible and cost effective approach with expert advice on hand when you need it.


Abbott Analytical Ltd UKAS accredited for efficacy testing of disinfectants, antiseptics, biocides, handwashes and handrubs for the food, industrial, domestic, institutional and veterinary fields.

See our Schedule of Accreditation for full details of the extents of our ISO 17025 accredited testing services.

“We have used Abbott Analytical for over 7 years now and I wouldn’t recommend anyone else!”

The new medical area surface test method, EN 17387, is now available. This will replace the use of modified EN 13697 tests for disinfectants used in medical areas.

HSE have published a series of fact sheets for businesses that want to gain, or maintain, access to the GB biocides market after 31 December 2020.

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