SPF, Anti-aging, Anti-wrinkle, Moisturization, Claims, Safety, HRIPT, Consumer product, Comedogenicity, Acne, Haircare

Welcome To Validated Claim Support

Ethically and accurately validating label claims

FDA Registered, and last inspected 24 Aug 2020

Capable of handling cosmetic, skincare, OTC, and medical device claims for the US and international markets

Utilizing a custom GCP, GLP, and GMP quality system

Ethically supporting your products' best attributes:

      With over 95 years combined clinical experience, VCS provides customized claim support and validation for skincare and personal care products. VCS is proud to announce that we’ve completed our first FDA Inspection 24 Aug 2020. 

To review labs with current FDA inspections, please click here 

*Always make sure to use an FDA registered and inspected laboratory for your skincare and OTC claims to ensure strict adherence to CFR 21 guidelines.

      Thank you for visiting our site and we hope you like what you see!  All of our images were shot in house by VCS staff – we use no stock photography whatsoever.

      VCS was designed to provide an alternative to the CRO status quo.  Our laboratory was built from the ground up in order to deliver more control over underlying attributes and clinical conditions, because when expert grading and visual support are involved subjective qualification simply isn’t good enough.

      In the modern era, a picture is worth way more than a thousand words.  Let us help demonstrate how well your product really works.

Don’t just state your claims.  Validate them!

Brian Ecclefield

Founder, Validated Claim Support

COVID 19 Update:

      VCS is now running claim support studies after completely overhauling our clinical lab.  We’ve repurposed 6,500 square feet of additional space to ensure social distancing guidelines are continuously met and exceeded.  Safely testing your products is a beautiful thing.

For more information about the changes we’ve implemented, please visit:

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Clinical Services and Claim Support Overview

Our photography stands in a class of its own.  All images on this page were shot in house, by VCS Staff.  

Please feel free to browse the image gallery below and click through to our services pages.  At anytime, you can use the navigation bar on the top to get around.

Comedone and Acne Fluorescence via Visia Imaging
Convertible Photography Studio for custom studies
Multiport Solar Simulator Treatment Bays
In Vitro Solar Simulator LS 1000
Clinical Treatment Bays 1-3

The VCS Difference

    • VCS can work off existing industry standard methodologies or custom tailor a protocol with your team to best fit your specific needs.
    • Our team treats each and every Claims & Efficacy study as a one-off unique project, and we spend as much time as needed communicating the intricacies of an individual study as needed.  
    • Proud to use Cashless Panelist Payout Via Realtime SitePay for ethical compliance
    • Automated IRS Reporting for panelists via refillable debit card system
    • Realtime CTMS clinical trial management suite for study design and HIPAA compliance
    • Digital Signature Capture via ZorroSign for secure, blockchain based identity verification.
    • We can also employ external protocol at your discretion – our goal is to make your experience as enjoyable as possible and to go above and beyond your expectations.
    • Don’t settle for the status quo, or for anything less than the best clinical photography in the business

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