Union, New Jersey

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General Requirements for Studies*

COVID Information

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Must be willing to make visits to Union, NJ and complete a health history questionnaire

Follow instructions pertaining to your study

General Requirements

General Health

  • Must be in general good health (physical, mental, and social well-being).

Medications

  • Certain medications may disqualify you from a study. Please call 908.810.1160 for more information.

Diagnosed Diseases

  • Cannot have any diseases such as asthma, insulin-dependent diabetes, lupus, MS or psoriasis.

Cancer History

  • Must be cancer-free or in remission for at least 5 years.

Pregnancy and Breast Feeding

  • Females only- Cannot be nursing, pregnant, or planning to become pregnant during the study.

Participation in Any Other Studies

  • Cannot be currently participating in any other studies at any other research facility or doctor’s office.

Study Specific Requirements

At-Home Product Use Studies

  • Able to read and understand English
  • Able to come to SGS on specific days and times (typically 3 visits)

Patch Studies

  • Able to read and understand English or Spanish
  • Have your back examined by a nurse
  • Have patches applied to your back for a set amount of time based on the study
  • Able to come to SGS on specific days and times
  • Make 15-16 visits to our facility over the course of 6 weeks

Sunscreen Studies

  • Able to read and understand English or Spanish
  • Have your back examined by a nurse
  • Have a skin type of I, II, III or IV
  • Take our skin type quiz to determine your skin type
  • Have sunscreen applied to your back for a set amount of time based on the study
  • Able to lay on a massage table while an instrument applies simulated sunlight to your back
  • Able to come to SGS on specific days and times (typically 2 to 3 consecutive visits)
  • If you are doing a water-resistant study, you must be willing to wear a bathing suit to go in and out of a whirlpool

*Additional requirements for specific studies can be found on “Apply Now” study specific pages.