What is the impact of your products on corals?

Welcome to ReefTox, your trusted partner in eco-toxicological and bioindicator testing for corals. Our cutting-edge tests aim to safeguard our precious marine ecosystems. We're committed to marine conservation and research.  

Reeftox offers a range of services designed to preserve and protect our marine ecosystems.


Leveraging our extensive expertise in marine ecology, our seasoned scientists assess the potential toxicity of your cosmetic formulas on corals. This invaluable service ensures your products are not just skin-friendly but also coral-friendly, contributing to the preservation of our fragile marine ecosystems.


ReefTox12 is our focused eco-toxicological testing service, meticulously evaluating the impact of a cosmetic ingredient on 12 select species of tropical coral. These species have been specifically chosen for their relevance to bathing and snorkeling areas with coral reefs, inhabiting depths of 0 to 40 meters. With ReefTox12, we concentrate on generating critical data that accurately represents the potential hazard your cosmetic ingredient may pose to these significant marine habitats. This streamlined yet robust approach allows for efficient assessments, helping you make informed decisions for environmentally-conscious product development.


For the most thorough and comprehensive insight into your cosmetic ingredient's eco-toxicological footprint, look no further than ReefTox50. This intensive testing service examines the impact of your ingredient on an expansive range of 50 tropical coral species. Just like with ReefTox12, these species are representative of those found in popular bathing and snorkeling areas, spanning depths of 0 to 40 meters. With ReefTox50, you get an exhaustive profile of your product's eco-toxicological impact, covering a broader spectrum of coral species and offering unparalleled depth of information. ReefTox50 stands as our gold standard for companies deeply committed to the preservation of our world's precious coral reefs.

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At the heart of ReefTox is a passionate group of scientists, researchers, and marine conservation enthusiasts, bound by a shared commitment to preserving the world's precious coral species. Our team's diverse expertise ensures a comprehensive approach to the complex challenges we address daily.

Our team has a deep understanding of coral species' unique needs, they guide the cultivation and care of our coral collections, enabling us to maintain an environment as close to natural as possible. This expertise forms the bedrock of our eco-toxicological assessments, ensuring our testing methodologies are grounded in a robust understanding of coral biology.

Complementing this knowledge, a deep understanding of chemical and plant-derived ingredients and their potential interactions with marine life enriches our ability to assess cosmetic products for their safety and environmental impact. Their role is crucial in our mission to ensure the cosmetics industry becomes a responsible and sustainable stakeholder in marine conservation.

Together, our team creates a strong nexus of expertise, allowing ReefTox to deliver accurate, reliable, and industry-leading services. Our dedication to our mission is unwavering and evident in every task we undertake, from the meticulous care of our corals to the thorough testing of each cosmetic ingredient. Welcome to ReefTox, where science and passion merge to safeguard our marine heritage.
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