13.10.2023 - BAV Institut

Together into the future: alphachem becomes part of the BAV Institut and the Tentamus Group

From 1 October 2023, the alphachem company in Lörrach will become part of the BAV Institut and the Tentamus Group.

The founder of alphachem, Dr Petra Wirth, and her team have been recognised specialists in all regulatory issues concerning cosmetic products for over 25 years.

Their main focus is on the preparation of safety reports and the notification (CPNP/SCPN) of cosmetics.

These consulting services of alphachem complement the testing portfolio of the BAV perfectly.

The whole team of the BAV Institute is looking forward to working with the new alphachem colleagues.


  • In future, you will receive "everything from a single source": in addition to our analytical testing services, you will receive all regulatory compliance
  • We support you for the entire EU as well as for Switzerland, Great Britain
  • Additionally accredited as safety assessor for Austria
  • Alphachem's contact persons will remain available to you in the future with the same quality and availability as before 

We are sure that we have set the right course for the future - for us and for you as a customer!

We look forward to continuing to work with you!



BAV INSTITUT is a testing laboratory accredited according to ISO 17025 with a focus on microbiological quality control of food, drinking water, cosmetics, medical devices and pharmaceuticals. In addition to testing, BAV offers its customers chemical analyses, labelling tests, consulting and training.

For further information, please visit www.bav-institut.de.


About alphachem

Alphachem is a team of competent and motivated natural scientists who support you in legal and scientific questions regarding cosmetic ingredients and finished products.
Through our participation in relevant IKW/DGK training courses, we ensure that our knowledge is always up to date.

Since 1996, we have been supporting manufacturers of cosmetics in all areas of cosmetic legal compliance in accordance with Regulation (EC) No. 1223/2009. This has enabled us to acquire many years of expertise and we can guarantee that in us you have an efficient and reliable partner for all areas of "regulatory compliance".


About Tentamus Group

Founded in 2011, Tentamus Group is a global laboratory and service network focused on Europe, China, Japan, India and the USA. Accredited and licensed, Tentamus tests, audits and advises on all areas related to humans (food and feed, pharmaceuticals and drugs, agrochemicals, cosmetics, environment and agriculture, and dietary supplements). The company is active globally at around 100 locations.

For more information, please visit www.tentamus.de.