Skin Compatibility and Sensitization

Web Training – bookable at any time

Duration: approx. 1.5 work days
(06:11 hrs video training + online exam)

Course fee: 900 EUR + VAT



The target of this course is to contribute to the qualification of the safety assessor for the part of “Skin Compatibility and Sensitization”.

This training course provides an overview of currently used methods and approaches on regulatory skin sensitization testing. Further topics are common allergens in cosmetics and allergic skin conditions as well as toxic-irritative side-effects of cosmetics and toxicological considerations on skin irritation. Also cosmetic side-effects in dermatological practice are shown. A presentation on dermatological tests and test methods will give an insight in skin compatibility assessment. Additionally, claims and advertisement related to safety assessment will be addressed.


No Title Speaker
1 Skin irritation – toxicological considerations Dr. Steiling
2 Toxic-irritative side-effects of cosmetics Prof. Dr. Heinrich
3 Allergic skin conditions and common allergens in cosmetics Dr. Brans
4 Regulatory skin sensitization testing– an overview of currently used methods and approaches Dr. Mehling
5 Dermatological tests Dr. Braun
6 Cosmetic side-effects in dermatological practice Dr. Dicke
7 Claims and advertisement related to safety assessment Dr. Rossow

Duration: 06:11 hrs video training



Watch a preview video on the DGK/IKW web trainings for safety assessors

Practical Information

Upon receipt of the payment, the subscriber will be notified that he/she may start the training. After having started the web training for the first time, the user will be able to access the course videos at any time for a period of 10 days. PDF-files of the presentations are made available for download. After completion of the web training, the participant can start the online exam within another 4 weeks. The exam must be completed within 1 hour after activation and can be repeated once.


Web Training: Skin Compatibility and Sensitization

(bookable at any time)

Course fee: 900 EUR + VAT


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