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In the latest of our series of Lab Focus articles we explore SGS’s lab facilities in Germany.

SGS opened its first lab in Germany in 1848. The testing services offered cover the following types of consumer product:

  • Food and beverages
  • Textiles, garments and footwear
  • Toys and children’s products
  • Housewares and consumer goods
  • Furniture
  • Sport and leisure equipment
  • Electrical and electronic products
  • Lamps and luminaires
  • Cosmetics, personal care and household
  • Pharmaceutical products
  • Agriculture products

Key service types:

  • Testing and certification
  • Audits, inspection and sampling
  • Technical assistance

SGS Taunusstein Features

The SGS Taunusstein facility incorporates eight distinct laboratories, which perform the following types of services:

  • Chemical testing
  • Microbiological testing
  • Sensorial testing
  • Safety - fitness for use (FFU)
  • Skin and hair application
  • Cleaning performance
  • Pharmaceutical testing
  • Agrochemical testing

The SGS Taunusstein laboratories have received, among others, the following types of accreditations:

  • GLP accreditation
  • GMP certification and US-FDA registered
  • DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025
  • EU Notified Body for Toys

SGS Taunusstein has also become a Competence Center for Chemical Testing (Restricted Substances). Furthermore, it also employs a wide range of experts as well as customer service staff, sales managers and key account managers.

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For more information, please contact SGS Germany Labs.

SGS-Group Germany
Im Maisel 14
D-65232 Taunusstein
t: +49 6128 744 - 0