In June 2011, SGS has opened a new large-scale juvenile products testing laboratory in Aix en Provence, France.

The new facility will provide a wide spectrum of juvenile products testing services to prepare manufacturers, retailers and importers to meet quality standards in the EU market. SGS can test high chairs, beds, cradles, playpens and changing tables according to respectively EN 14988, EN 716, EN 1130, EN 12227, EN 12221, EN 71-2 & -3 (stability, mechanical /physical strength, small parts, flammability, chemicals testing, labeling checking, etc).

SGS France has long achieved COFRAC accreditation for toys and food contact materials as well as for childcare articles including baby bottles, soothers and feeding equipment. SGS proven expertise and experience in testing toys, furniture, articles and materials in contact with food, will actually give you a competitive advantage in the development of your juvenile products for the EU market.

In Europe, another 15 standards covering juvenile products should be published in the coming years. Our French experts stay on top of these changes to ensure our clients are aware of upcoming changes and consider them as early as possible in their development process. Our global network of first class technical experts can support you for all your juvenile products needs in the US, Brazil, China, etc.

Aude Caplet
International Sales Manager
Toys & Juvenile Products, Commercial
t: +33 1 41 24 89 97


The SGS Group is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With more than 67,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,250 offices and laboratories around the world.