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Testing in our accredited labs, either in Europe or Asia for, EN 71 series of tests including:
  • EN 71-1:2011 + A3: 2014 Safety of toys - Part 1: Mechanical and physical properties

  • EN 71-2:2011 Safety of toys - Part 2: Flammability

  • EN 71-3: 2013 Safety of toys - Part 3: Migration of certain elements

  • EN 71-9:2005+A1:2007 Safety of toys - Part 9: Organic chemical compounds - Requirements

  • EN 71-12:2013 Safety of toys - Part 12: N-Nitrosamines and N-nitrosatable substances

  • Other EN 71 standards available on request

  • REACH compliance including cadmium, phthalates, azo dyes, nickel, PAH's etc. SVHC testing

  • Safety Assesssments including Chemical Risk Assessments

  • EC type examinations

  • Cosmetics & Personal Care

We offer a wide range of testing services, including;

  • Challenge tests
  • Micro biological evaluation
  • Claim support & performance testing
  • Patch testing
  • Clinical and User Trials
  • Solar protection testing
  • Chemical analysis
  • PIF review and labelling checks

We can also organise for Cosmetic Safety Assessments to be carried out to meet requirments of the European Cosmetic Regulations

  • Detergents & Cleaning Products


A huge variety of services to support R&D and quality control:

  • Chemical analysis for surfactants, enzymes and other active ingredients, contaminants, controlled substances, etc.

  • Physico-chemical testing e.g. Density, viscosity, foaming power, etc.

  • Biodegradeablity

  • Ecotoxicity & Toxicology

  • Microbiological counts, ID, challenge tests, etc.

  • Biocidal efficacy - bactericidal, virucidal, fungicidal, etc.

A wide range of perfomance and claim support tests, on Laundry products, Washing Up Liquids, Automatic dishwasher products, household cleaners, toilet products, etc.

  • Materials and Articles in Contact with Food

Testing in our accredited specialist lab in Europe for compliance with Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004 and related legislation:

  • Overall Migration
  • Specific Migration
  • Taint and Odour
  • Colourfastness

On plastics, papers/boards, silicon goods, dyes, inks, etc.

  • VOC Emissions and Content

Testing of VOC emissions at our from indoor construction products (eg. paints, wall coverings, flooring, sealants, adhesives) at our accredited laboratory

  • Testing to recognised standards eg. ISO16000, EN717, CDPH Section 1350, etc.
  • French, German, and Belgian VOC regulations, CE Marking
  • Ecolabels and quality labels. Eg. Section 1350, EMICODE, GUT, Blue Angel, AgBB, M1, BIFMA, FloorScore, etc.
  • Indoor Air Comfort Certification programme for low VOC emission products
  • Sustainable Buildings programmes e.g. LEED, BREEAM
  • VOC Content testing to European Decopaint and SCAQMD specifications
  • Formaldehyde emissions & content testing
  • Household Goods
  • Performance testing e.g. absorbency, mechanical strength, adhesive performance, durability, abrasion resistance, etc.
  • Safety testing
  • Consumer panel & expert user tests.
  • Chemical analysis
  • On toothbrushes, plastic bags, sponges, scourers, batteries, kitchenware, razors, candles, etc.
  • E-Cigarettes

We can provide all aspects of evaluation for these products

  • Nicotine Content in e-liquid
  • Screen for hazardous substances in e-liquid
  • Labelling review to CHIP/CLP requirements
  • Electrical screens for EMC, LVD, batteries (under GPSD)
  • Biocides / Disinfectants

Our specialised laboratory in Italy is GLP and ISO17025 accredited:

  • Chemical, toxicological and efficacy testing  of active ingredients and formulated disinfectants
  • Antimicrobial efficacy testing (on skin, surfaces and other substrates) - bactericidal, virucidal, fungicidal, sporicidal, etc
  • Biodegradability and ecotoxicity testing of raw materials and final products

Following OECD harmonised methods, CEN, ISO, ICH, and ASTM

  • Paper & Personal Hygiene Products
  • Performance testing e.g. absorbency, mechanical strength, adhesive performance, etc.
  • Safety testing; in vitro, clinical testing, cutaneous & ocular tolerance, etc.
  • Consumer panel & expert user tests
  • Microbiology
  • Chemical analysis
  • On Paper products, Feminine hygiene, nappies, adult incontinence products, cotton products, wet wipes, etc.
  • Vitamin Analysis

Our European Vitamin Competence Centre offers a wide range of testing for Vitamins & Amino Acids in many different matrices.

Eurofins Product Testing Services Limited

Charter House, Woodlands Road,
Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1HF
United Kingdom

T | +44 161 868 7600
F | +44 161 868 7699


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