Color measurement in pharmacy and cosmetics

Color measurement in reflection and transmission is a building block of quality assurance in the laboratory and production of pharmaceutical companies and cosmetics manufacturers. HunterLab spectrophotometers determine quickly and precisely:

  • Deviations in color values, whiteness and yellowness
  • Color numbers such as APHA, Gardner, Saybolt, JOD, EP, EBC, ADMI, Y Transmission, as well as turbidity in Haze% and NTU
  • Color values according to international guidelines, including all pharmacopoeias (European Pharmacopoeia: Ph.Eur. 2.2.2, USP 1061, CP, JP)

Color is safety

FDA/GMP Safe: Our devices support you in complying with regulations and help keep your processes running.

Color is function

No matter how demanding your environment is, we have the solution that is tailored to your requirements. Whether individual accessories or software adaptations. We listen and implement.

Color is communication

HunterLab spectrophotometry experts: personal and customer-oriented. Just a call or click away.

Select the condition of your sample and find out more:


API (active pharmaceutical ingredients), pills, tablets, capsules, coated tablets, pressed powders, granules, powders, soap


Ointments, creams, lotions, emulsions, gels, waxes, fats, pastes, lipstick


Liquid APIs, injectables, liquid proteins, syrups, drops, juices, suspensions, nail polish, perfume, dyes, oils, shower gel, shampoo

Lenses and glasses

Contact lenses, spectacle lenses (plastic/glass)

HunterLab worldwide:

  • Headquarters, North / South America

    Hunter Associates Laboratory, Inc.

  • 11491 Sunset Hills Road

    Reston, VA 20190-5280

  • 703-471-6870

  • 703-471-4237

  • Asia-Pacific

    HunterLab Asia Limited
  • Leo Cheung, Regional Manager Flat E, 13/F Leahander Center

    28 Wang Wo Tsai Street, Tsuen Wan New Territories, Hong Kong

  • +852 2406 1723

  • Europe / Middle East / Africa

    HunterLab Europe GmbH

  • Dr.-August-Einsele-Ring 15

    82418 Murnau

  • +49 8841 9464

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