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Discover the range of services we offer to assure the quality, safety and usability of accessories, from bags and belts, to stationery and spectacles.

Find in-depth information in Consumer Compact, where you can read articles written by SGS experts and links to the relevant services across our website.

We test many products, here are just a few to discover. >

Belt

Belts

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Sunglasses

Glasses

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Pen

Pens

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Smartwatch

Smartwatches

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Zipper

Zippers

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Belts

Makes no difference if you’re preparing for a wedding or another day at work, if you like it classy or quirky, if you need to hold up your pants or style your dress, we offer a wide range of testing, technical assistance, inspection and consultancy services:

  • Product safety and performance testing, including:
    • Material verification
    • Physical properties
    • Operability
    • Restricted substances
    • Colorfastness
    • Physical hazards
    • Corrosion resistance
  • Technical assistance – expert assistance, every step of the way
  • Inspection and production control:
    • Label reviews
    • Packaging reviews
  • Sustainability services

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Glasses

Makes no difference if they protect you from the sun or help you to read, if they’re cool or practical, if you got them from the optician or picked them up at a convenience store, we offer a wide range of testing, technical assistance, inspection and consultancy services:

  • Product safety and performance testing, including:
    • Luminous and UV transmittance
    • Requirements for road use and driving
    • Wide angle scattering
    • Transmittance requirements of specific filter types – photochromic, polarizing, gradient
    • Refractive power – spherical, astigmatic and prismatic power
    • Resistance to solar radiation
    • Coverage area
    • Impact resistance – level 1, 2 and 3
    • Temporal protective
    • Robustness of filter
    • Frame and bridge deformation and retention of lens
    • Frame and hinge endurance
    • Dimensional tolerance
    • Resistance – abrasion, perspiration, ignition
  • Technical assistance – expert assistance, every step of the way
  • Inspection and production control – product and packaging monitoring and quality control

 

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Pens

Makes no difference if it’s blue or black ink, for writing in a notebook or on a sticky note, for a crossword or sudoku, for doing homework or writing a love note, we offer a wide range of testing, technical assistance, inspection and consultancy services:

  • Product safety and performance testing, including:
    • Risk of asphyxiation – test on caps
    • Performance:
      • Writing length
      • Dying time
      • Water resistance
    • Shelf life (thermal aging)
    • Light resistance
    • Mechanical tests:
      • Lead crush
      • Bending
      • Button aging
    • End closure of pen
      • Size, security
      • Inaccessibility
      • Minimal protrusion
      • Additional safeguards
    • Washability, cap-off time
    • Writing performance
    • Support, creation and reading of CLP and MSDS documents
  • Technical assistance – expert assistance, every step of the way
  • Inspection and production control – product and packaging monitoring and quality control

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Smartwatches

Makes no difference if it’s on your left hand or right, if it has a leather or plastic band, if it’s used to read messages or if it’s for counting your steps, we offer a wide range of testing and consultancy services:

  • Regulatory requirements:
    • Electrical safety
    • Electromagnetic compatibility
    • Energy efficiency
    • Electromagnetic flex and specific absorption rate
    • Hazardous chemical and restricted substances
  • Licensing of patented technology/logo:
    • Bluetooth
    • Wi-Fi
    • USB
  • Software & hardware performance:
    • APPs and wireless interoperability
    • Software study
    • User experience and field test
  • Reliability and durability:
    • Operate/storage under extreme conditions
    • Corrosion
    • Product life evaluation
  • Production and product assurance

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Zippers

Makes no difference if it’s for a handbag or suitcase, if it’s opened once or ten times a day, on a wallet, bag or clothing, we offer a wide range of testing, technical assistance, inspection and consultancy services:

  • Product safety and performance testing, including:
    • Tension and torque testing for durability and child safety
    • Strength and operability
    • Restricted substances in paint, coating and substrate material
    • Colorfastness
    • Durability and appearance
    • Size verification
    • Corrosion resistance
  • Technical assistance – expert assistance, every step of the way
  • Inspection and production control

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To find out more, visit our website

www.sgs.com/accessories