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Application Notes & Guides

Many applications are not completely covered by existing standards. Atlas provides guidance for selected applications of weathering and lightfastness testing.

Accelerated Shelf-Life Testing - Guidelines for fast and realistic light stability testing of ingredients, packaging, and products


Photostability of Pharmaceuticals - ICH Testing using SUNTEST® CPS+
Atlas_AG102_SUNTEST CPS+ for ICH Q1B_2018-01-24_OR_EN 

Atlas_AG102_SUNTEST CPS+ for ICH Q1B_2018-01-24_OR_FR 

Photostability of Pharmaceuticals - ICH Testing using SUNTEST® XLS+
Atlas_AG103_SUNTEST XLS+ for ICH Q1B_2019-05-08_Rev.1_OR_EN 

Atlas_AG103_SUNTEST XLS+ for ICH Q1B_2019-05-08_Rev.1_OR_FR 

Photostability of Pharmaceuticals - ICH Testing using SUNTEST® XXL+ FD
Atlas_AG104_SUNTEST XXL+FD for ICH Q1B_2018-10-18_REV.1_OR_EN_corr1 

Atlas_AG104_SUNTEST XXL+FD for ICH Q1B_2018-10-18_REV.1_OR_FR_corr1 

Weather Testing of Paints and Coatings
Atlas_AG105_Paints and Coatings_SUNSPOTS_2013-04-01 

VOC reduction and UV stability of new engineering resins

Photofading of colored materials
Atlas_AG107_Photofading of colored materials_SUNSPOTS_2009-04-01 

Coating surface temperature in UV testing and selection of encapsulants for PV modules
Atlas_AG108_Surface Temp_PV Modules_SUNSPOTS_2008-10-01 

Practical Guide to Stability Testing of Cosmetics & Packaging
Atlas_AG109_Testing Cosmetics and Packaging_2018-11-29_OR_EN 

Atlas_AG109_Testing Cosmetics and Packaging_2018-11-29_OR_FR 

Wetterechtheit und Wetterbeständigkeit von Fenster- und Dichtungsprofilen
Atlas_AN101_Fenster und Dichtungsprofile_2007-02-24

Weathering and Light Stability testing of PET Bottles
Atlas_AN102_PET Bottles_2007-11-04

Realistic Weathering and lightfastness Testing of Packaged Food & Beverages
Atlas_AN103_Food and Drink_2010-03-04

Environmental Durability Testing of Solar Inverters
Atlas_AN104_Solar Inverters_2012-08-22

Environmental Durability Testing of Rotor Blade Coatings
Atlas_AN105_Rotor Blade Coatings_2013-11-08

Photolability of Drugs in Hair - Atlas SUNTEST® CPS+ testing
Atlas_AN106_Photostability of Drugs in Hair_2018-02-28

 In vitro Sun Protection Factor - Atlas SUNTEST® CPS+ Testing
Atlas_AN107_SUNTEST CPS+ for in vitro UVA_2018-01-24

Artificial and outdoor weathering of polyester coatings
Atlas_AN108_Weathering Polyester Coatings_SUNSPOTS_2006-10-01