Consumer Product Testing, of raw materials and parts, is a necessary requirement in providing Total Quality Assurance to clients and ensuring the overall safety of end consumers. Product Testing can be performed on a wide range of materials, product lines, prototype creations, and services

As the global leader in the testing of consumer goods, Intertek is accredited to test according to an array of national and international standards, such as European Standards and Directives (such as the EU Toy Directive), GB Standards issued by the Standardization Administration of China (SAC), the Chinese National Committee of the ISO and IEC, American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), ASTM International (ASTM), The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) (including to CPSIA), International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and more.

With over 1000 offices and labs in over 100 countries, Intertek utilizes approved testing methods, standards, and state-of-the-art equipment to assist clients in not only achieving regulatory compliance but also precisely identifying where hazards are likely to occur, where critical points for corrective action are necessary, and where continued monitoring in the supply chain is required in the following industries:

Accessories Testing
Quality and safety testing solutions for fashion accessories brands, retailers and manufacturers

Appliances & Electronics Electrical Safety Testing
Electrical safety testing, certification, inspections, and market entry counsel for virtually any market

Footwear Testing
End-to-end footwear testing, inspection, auditing, advisory, training and quality assurance services

Chemical Testing
Product chemical testing for toxicity, purity, strength, reactivity, coloration and more

Toy Safety Testing
Help to safeguard clients, providing product safety testing and evaluation and a complete range of quality assurance services

Textiles & Apparel Solutions
Quality and performance testing solutions for retailers, brands and manufacturers

Home Furnishings Testing
Testing and evaluation services for a multitude of home furnishings and furniture products from ceramic vases to upholstered sofas

Juvenile Products Testing
Regulatory experts verify the constructional integrity, safety, and quality of a variety of juvenile products

Softlines Testing
Ensure the safety and quality of textiles, apparel, fashion accessories, footwear and home textiles

What is InterLink?

InterLink is a data management tool that helps global retailers and brands monitor progress, compliance, documentation, supply chain collaboration, and data and performance analysis.

Benchmarking Consumer Goods Case Study

A leading global retailer was developing a range of own-brand consumer goods and needed support with performance testing a wide range of product categories. The data generated was used to inform product design, price point placement, market positioning, and benchmark against competitor products.