Enabling you to identify and mitigate the intrinsic risk in your operations, supply chains and business processes.
Evaluating how your products and services meet and exceed quality, safety, sustainability and performance standards.
Validating the specifications, value and safety of your raw materials, products and assets.
Intertek is accredited to test cookware to a number of CMA voluntary standards. We offer technical expertise to assist you with navigating the CMA’s standards manual to determine the appropriate tests for your products. In addition, we can also provide on-site training and technical updates on standards and regulations affecting the cookware industry.
Intertek Testing Capabilities to CMA’s Engineering Standards for Cookware and Bakeware
Stick Handles - Single Handle Pans
Side Handle Assemblies & Stick Handles with Helper Handles
Torque Resistance for Stick Handle Pans
Handle Position on Cookware with Stick Handles
Resistance of Weldments and Handle Fixturing
Flatness of Pan Bottoms
Care and Use Instructions
Encapsulated and Brazed Bottom Testing
Recommended Minimum Thicknesses for Aluminum Cookware (Uncoated)
Recommended Minimum Thicknesses for Aluminum Cookware (Fluoropolymer Coated)
Recommended Minimum Thicknesses for Aluminum Cookware (Porcelain Coated)
Recommended Minimum Thicknesses for Aluminum Cookware (Acrylic, Polyimide or Other Organic Coated Ware)
Alloys for Utensils made from Three-Ply Stainless Steel Laminates
Alloys for Utensils made from Bi-Metal Stainless Steel Bonded with Copper
Alloys for Utensils made from Bi-Metal Stainless Steel Bonded with Aluminum
Bakeware Nonstick Performance Test
Tomato Test (resistance to salt and acid test)
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