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R&d and Quality Control Laboratory

All of the products’ formulations are developed in Turkuaz Laboratories. The values we care about the most at our Research and Development Center are quality and people. At our R&D center we try to keep our team well equipped with cutting edge technology so they can conduct a valid scientific research with great care. The main reason of our peerless product quality is owning a scientifically based R&D environment able to keep up with the market’s trends and needs utilizing a wide range of technical approaches Being one of the rare companies within the industry having its own Microbiology laboratory Turkuaz is able to manufacture a wide range of products from scratch to the turnkey. Additionally, all raw material inputs and products made at the company are subject to rigorous and modern quality control process.

Storage and Logistic

With a 2500 m2 rack system equipped storage area Turkuaz is getting finished products ready for shipment using several robust system taking in consideration the costumers’ requests (such as pallet preferences) With well trained and well equipped warehouse personal full loading and unloading operations can be done in a maximum of 45 min.

In-house logistics operations department is providing our customers with the best shipping prices with all the possible options whether it’s by air, land or sea.

Microbiology Labaratory

We produce our products according to: 1. Sterility Test a. all sterile products in our product portfolio. b. is made to prove that our product is sterile. c. analysis duration is 15 days the test is made according to ISO11737-2 standard. 2. Bioburden testing (total number of living bacteria) a is the total living bacteria contained in the product. b. Test is done according to ISO11737-1 standard. 3. Challenge test (Preservative Efficacy test) a. the Challenge test is made with the purposes of the determination of the reliability of preservatives in cosmetic products. b. the is conducted according to ISO11930, EP and USP standards. 4. total Aerobic Mesophilic Bacteria Test a. This test is being implemented for each product being manufactured within Turkuaz according to the ISO21149 standard. 5. Disinfectants Activation Test a. This test is to prove the effectiveness of Disinfectants on microorganisms. Being conducted according to various international standards. 6. Water Microbiology tests (Coliform bacteria, p. aeruginosa) a. in-house drinking and production water quality controls consisting of microbiological analyses of water made according to ISO standards (ISO 9308-1, ISO16266) 7. Total mold and Yeast Test a. The test is being implemented for each product being manufactured according to the ISO16212 standard. 8. Passive Air Load Detection a. identifies the microbiological load of passive air in the environment. Our well-designed Microbiology Laboratory is conducting those tests according to international standards allowing us to prepare our mediums in-house, yet we are thinking in the near future to work with accredited laboratories.

Certificates and brands

TURKAK ISO 9001-2008 TURKAK ISO 13485-2003 EZU EC CERTIFICATE KIWA-MEYER EC CERTIFICATE The Ministry of Health Oral Care Biocidal registration KONIX-JOYDROPS-KONİCARE TRADEMARK Registration NAVIGA GMP OUR BRANDS BIODROPS KONIX KONİCARE JOYDROPS KONİSEPTİCA MEDİSEPTİCA KLY GYNOTAL

Production

Turkuaz, located in İstanbul - Ambarlı, has its own facility of 5000 m2 covered and 1500 m2 open surface area. All stages of production are conducted according to highest levels of quality applications making human health at the center of our priorities by proudly owning the GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) certification, capabilities of EC declaration as Class I products, CE certified Class IIa, Class IIb and Class III products as well as our compliance with ISO 13485:2003 standard. Furthermore our production activities are conducted in accordance with Islamic ethics and rules by owning a Halal certificate registration. The manufacturing within our facility is conducted according to ISO 9001 standards for a wide range of products such as "medical chemical products" "biocidal products" "OTC products" "Dermocosmetic products "personal care products" with an annual capacity of 40 million units and the system is delivered as turnkey (formula, design, packaging selection, production and packaging all included).