Stationery and Arts & Crafts Materials Testing

Stationery and arts & crafts products are used by consumers of all ages, requiring verification of performance, quality and safety standards and regulations

Intertek’s global network of technical experts, inspectors and third-party certifiers can help you navigate the compliance landscape of stationery and arts & crafts materials through our Assurance, Testing, Inspection, and Certification services.

As a total quality service provider of stationery and arts & crafts materials testing, Intertek provides standards testing and quality and performance testing, including:

Regulatory Testing

  • BS 7272 and ISO 11540 for the safety of pen caps and end-plugs for children
  • Toxicological risk assessments for inks, paints, crayons, craft embellishments
  • Labeling of Hazardous Art Materials Act (LHAMA)
  • REACH chemical requirements
  • CPSIA for children’s products
  • EN 71 for children’s art and craft toys
  • Microbiological cleanliness (USP 51, USP 61/62, BP XVII B &C)
  • ISO, TAPPI and GB standards for paper quality

Performance Testing

  • Pen writing performance tests
  • Washability of inks for children’s pens and markers
  • Pen writing longevity tests
  • Adhesion strength for glues and adhesives
  • Performance life-time testing for Stationery accessories

In addition, Intertek helps clients build, enhance, and protect their brands through supply chain assurance and advisory services that go above and beyond regulatory compliance.

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