Webinar Overview

With a potential increase in regulatory oversight on the horizon, cosmetic manufacturers must place greater emphasis on the safety of their personal care product ingredients, inspection of facilities and records, and development of good manufacturing practices.

Join us for a discussion with Donald English, an industry veteran with over 40 years of experience at the bench and managerial levels in industrial microbiology. He has worked in the Research and Development and Quality Control Microbiology Laboratories at Avon Products, Inc., GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, and Merck and Co.

This webinar covers the following key topics:

  • The importance of environmental monitoring & accurate microbial identification
  • Microbial content testing of raw ingredients and finished product formulations
  • Rapid microbial detection methods and evaluation criteria for objectionable microorganisms


  • Donald English, MS, Consultant, Donald J. English Microbiological Quality Consulting LLC