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A Decade for DTL

3 April 2017

DTL Logo (March 2016)

April 2017 marks the tenth anniversary of Dermal Technology Laboratory (DTL Ltd) being based at Keele University Science and Innovation Park.

The company, which has contracts with major pharmaceutical, cosmetic and industrial chemical companies around the world, provides a safety testing service in the field of in vitro dermal absorption.  Using a method which they developed as an OECD test guideline, products such as industrial chemicals and skin creams are tested on donated human skin tissue rather than using living animals.  This testing ensures the development and registration of safe and effective new products for their clients in Europe, USA and Japan.

DTL has won numerous awards during their time on the Science Park, including the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in 2016 in recognition of their growth in international trade and success in recent years.

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