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Laboratory

 

SGS’s Atlanta lab was founded in 1880 as the US Testing Company and became part of the SGS Group in 1963. Today the lab serves the following key competences for electro medical devices:

  • Product safety
  • Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)
  • Wireless testing & certification 
  • Battery testing

Established: 1963
Employees: 40

Laboratory features

This lab serves as the gateway for electro medical device services in the USA and Canada. Furthermore, the facility incorporates test and simulation labs covering an area of more than 2,600m2. Accreditations and approvals received by this facility include:

  • ISO/IEC 17025, ISO/IEC 17065
  • Notified Body for EMC and R&TTE Directives
  • IECEE CB Scheme
  • US OSHA NRTL
  • Standards Council of Canada (SCC) testing & certification organisation 
  • Field Inspection Body for onsite inspection of medical devices 

Key services

  • EMC testing e.g. IEC EN 61326, IEC EN 60601-1-2 (10m chamber, 3m chamber)
  • Product safety testing e.g. IEC EN 60601-x Series, IEC EN 61010-x Series
  • Environmental simulation testing
  • RoHS & WEEE
  • Notified body (NB) and quality management systems (QMS) ISO 9001, ISO 13485, CE 0120, CE 0598 
  • Stability testing of packages and materials

Our technical team has experts in all electro medical device testing services, for example HF surgical products, as well as all other services needed for product safety.

Quality marks

The SGS Atlanta lab offers a wide range of marks to help you gain access to the global marketplace:

  • USA NRTL (AAMI & UL Standards), SGS US/C certification mark
  • USA Test Reports as part of a FDA 510(k) or PMA, FCC
  • Canada (CSA Standards)
  • Europe (CE, EN Standards)
  • Brazil (INMETRO)
  • CB (Global, IEC Standards) 
  • SGS Fimko, SGS CEBEC

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For further information please contact:

Mark Tavano
Account Executive, Electrical & Electronics
SGS North America Inc.
620 Old Peachtree Road
Suite 100
Suwanee, Georgia
United States
t: +1 973 349 5484