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Eurofins Textile & Footwear Testing Spain is now accredited to ISO/IEC 17025:2005

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Tuesday, March 13, 2018


Eurofins Textile & Footwear Testing Spain has recently obtained the Accreditation Certificate Nº LE/2439 for textile and leather materials, issued by the Spanish Accreditation Body (ENAC), according to the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standard.

The concerned accreditation attests the technical competence of our laboratory for the performance of the following:

  • Testing textile products
    • Chemical tests
      Determination of azo dyes, formaldehyde and pH.
    • Colour fastness to: washing, dry cleaning, saliva, perspiration, water, sea water and rubbing.
    • Mechanical tests
      • Determination of tensile strength 
      • Mass per unit area 
      • Bursting strength
      • Abrasion resistance
      • Pilling formation P
  • Testing leather products
    • Chemical tests
      Determination of Chromium VI and pH
These tests can be performed on textile and leather items at any stage of the supply chain, from raw materials and components at the product development or pre-production phases, all the way through production and down to pre-shipment or post-delivery, acting on semi-finished or finished products.



Strengthening our Footprint in the Textile Industry

The technical competence of our Spanish laboratory is a key contribution to the extension of Eurofins’ global service offer for soft-lines, including Textile and Leather wares.

To better understand our comprehensive service scope and the capacities of our International laboratory network serving the Textile- and Leatherwear’s, you may download our complete presentation.


About Eurofins Textile & Footwear Testing Spain

  • Opening Date: October 2017
  • Location: Elche (Alicante, Spain)
  • Most Relevant tests in textile, shoes and fashion complements:
    • Physical/mechanical: Pilling; Abrasion; Strength; Washing/shrinkage; Fibre Analysis; Colourfastness; Flex resistance of outsole; Outsole- Abrasion resistance; Top piece/heels- Resistance to knocks; Whole shoe- Determination adhesion; Between outsole and upper; Whole shoe - Flex resistance; Flammability...
    • RSL/REACH: Total Heavy Metals; Extractive Heavy Metals; AZO Dyes; Formaldehyde; PH value; DMFu & DMFa; Odour; Phthalates (18); Chromium VI; Nickel; SCCP…