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Ensure the safety of building materials and construction products with our accredited fire and flammability testing services.

Commercial and industrial, retail or domestic – buildings, their materials and components, are subject to a raft of stringent and evolving fire safety requirements and regulations.

In a competitive industry, with low margins, our fire and flammability testing services ensure that your products meet safety standards, requirements and regulations, and protect users.

Providing you with an exceptional testing service, our laboratories are fully equipped for full-scale fire testing of building materials, structures, and components our laboratories provide an exceptional fire and flammability testing services for:

  • Building materials
  • Buildings*
  • Construction products
  • Insulation
  • Floor covering systems
  • Sealants and adhesives

*ASTM E84 (often referred to as just “E84”) is the standard test method for assessing the surface burning characteristics of building products. The purpose of this test is to observe the flame spread along with a sample to determine the relative burning behavior of its material.

Accredited fire safety testing services

Our fire safety services are accredited, enabling you to demonstrate that your products meet the requirements of organizations including, but not exclusively:

  • ASTM International
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  • Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • International Standards Organization (ISO)
  • International Maritime Organization (IMO) · ACT
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
  • Boston Fire Department
  • California Fire Codes

Why choose fire and flammability testing services from SGS?

All products are tested in accordance with national and international standards, but we also have the expertise and capability to customize test methods and procedures to your product, markets and bespoke requirements.

Through our global network of experts and ISO/IEC 17025 accredited fire safety testing laboratories, our years of experience and knowledge will ensure that your materials are tested correctly and to the proper specifications every time.

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