Intertek has expertise in the testing and quality assurance of all hardlines merchandise for compliance with international standards, such as AS, ASTM, BS, DIN, EN, FDA, ISO, NF, and others.
Intertek also enables importers and U.S. manufacturers of hardlines intended for children to ensure and demonstrate compliance with the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act’s (CPSIA) impending Testing and Certification Rule with iComply™, an artificial intelligence application.
Using well-equipped testing facilities across the globe, our
experts conduct accurate product assessments, and provide guidance on the selection of
essential and applicable testing methodologies. All testing is
conducted in our accredited laboratories using state-of-the-art
instrumentation, including ICP, AAS, GC MS, HPLC, DSC, IR, Instron, and UV, as well as to new regulations, such as CPSIA, GB, and the EU Toy Directive.
Additional inspection, auditing, and certification services are available to
assist you in advancing and improving the quality of your products, resulting
in your strengthened competitive advantage in the global marketplace.
Major hardlines product categories tested by Intertek include:
- Candles and Lighters
- DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Products
- Food Contact Articles
- Gemstone and Jewelry
- Hand Tools
- Household and Kitchen Utensils
- Juvenile Products
- Packaging and Raw Materials
- Seasonal Items
- Sporting Goods
- Watches and Clocks
Intertek is accredited to test to national and international standards. Key accreditations include:
China – China National Accreditation Service for Conformity Assessment (CNAS) and Hong Kong Accreditation Service (HKAS), Korea – Korea Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (KOLAS), Morocco – French Committee for Accreditation (COFRAC), UK – United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS).
In addition to the hardlines testing solutions stated above, Intertek also offers a full suite of services for each and every chemical found in your product including toxicity assessments, chemical certification and quality assurance solutions.
Request more information to see how Intertek can help your organization with Hardlines Testing.