Pet Product testing capabilities from our Total Quality Assurance experts integrate safety and quality

Most pet owners consider their animal companions members of the family, and as such, are pushing a continuing demand for pet products that are high quality and safe for pets and their owners to use.

Pet Product manufacturers and retailers are increasingly demonstrating this commitment through quality and safety testing for products for animal companions. To meet these needs, Intertek provides technical expertise and industry insight to help build quality and safety into Pet Products, helping manufacturers and retailers carve out a competitive advantage within the Pet Product industry.

Intertek Pet Product testing capabilities integrate safety and quality for a wide range of Pet Products, including:

  • Apparel
  • Animal Furniture
  • Beds & Bedding
  • Bowls & Feeders
  • Collars, Harnesses and Leashes
  • Crates, Kennels and Carriers
  • Gates and Doors
  • Grooming accessories
  • Tanks and habitats
  • Toys and more

Through its global network of laboratories, Intertek can test Pet Products to various national and international standards and regulations, including ASTM F963, EN71 Toy Safety Directive, and California Prop 65.

Our Pet Product Services include testing for:

  • Cadmium and lead content
  • Colorfastness to saliva
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Food grade (FDA, EU, LFGB)
  • Food nutrients and additive analysis
  • Heavy metal content
  • Microbiological and toxins testing
  • Phthalate content
  • Resistance to corrosion
  • Sharp points/edges
  • Usability

Pet products can also be considered for the Intertek Tick Mark, which is designed to help manufacturers and retailers differentiate their products in the marketplace by signifying that the product has been verified by an independent third party testing facility.

Pet Product Services

Pets are more than cozy companions; they are often viewed by pet owners as members of the family. With a focus on providing healthy and happy lifestyles for their pets, consumers continue to drive demand for high-quality pet products that are safe to use with their animals.

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