Q Laboratories has hired Cathleen Owen as Director of Quality. Owen has extensive experience in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and beauty care industries having spent time at Merck, Elizabeth Arden, Barr Laboratories, and KDC (Tri Tech Labs, Inc.), where she most recently served as Sr. Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs. Cathleen will oversee Q Laboratories’ Quality Assurance Unit (QAU) maintaining accreditations and certifications, including ISO 17025 and cGMPs, as well supervising internal audits and facilitating external audits. She holds a B.S. in Chemistry from North Carolina State University and is currently Chair of the Quality Assurance Committee for the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC).

Q Laboratories provides microbiology, analytical chemistry, and research & development laboratory services to the pharmaceutical, food, cosmetic, dietary supplement, and personal care industries. In business since 1966, Q Laboratories can provide comprehensive laboratory services to help manufacturers around the world produce safe, high quality products.

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