Consumer Goods and Retail Testing
With more than 130 years' experience, SGS offers the broadest range of product testing to clients around the world. Our global network of testing facilities, staffed by knowledgeable and experienced personnel, can smooth your products’ route to market.
Our cost effective testing services enable you to reduce risk, shorten time to market and demonstrate the quality and safety of your product(s). Our testing services include, but are not limited to:
- Physical and mechanical tests
- Chemical (e.g. Volatile Organic Compounds - VOC) tests
- Materials tests
- Food contact tests
- Flammability tests
- Performance tests
- Microbiology or Microbiological tests
- Electrical safety tests
- Electromagnetic Compliance (EMC) tests
- Environmental safety tests
SGS offers a wide range of testing services for stationery and office supplies to help clients comply with international and national standards and regulations. Products tested include, but are not limited to:
Writing instruments: ball pen, pencil, marker
Printing and writing paper: copies, multi-use paper, and notebooks
Accessories: tape and erasers
For writing accessories, our tests include strength tests (resistance to breaking and falling), use tests (standardized writing tests and drying tests), safety tests (pen cap safety, ink toxicity, and tests according to toy standards).
Our experts can work with your staff to set up a customized testing program to meet your specific needs. Allow SGS testing services to give your products the competitive edge they need in different markets across the globe.