Consumer Products

What’s in Halloween Candy?

Trick-or-treat, tomorrow night children of all ages will dress in their costumes and go door to door in hopes of acquiring handfuls of sugary Halloween candy goodness! But before your […]

Consumer Products

Baby Food and Formula Testing

In a study released Wednesday, October 25, researchers from the Clean Label Project found levels of lead, arsenic, BPA, and other harmful substances in purchased baby food, infant formulas, toddler […]

Consumer Products

Halloween Costume Flammability Testing

The Consumer Products Safety Commission reports that in 2011, more than 3,500 Halloween-related injuries occurred in October and November. Injuries due to costumer included falls, collisions, and burns. Halloween costume […]

Consumer Products

What are GLP Regulations?

GLP regulations (Good Laboratory Practices), are a series of guidelines set forth to maintain quality and honesty of research laboratories. This ensures consistency, quality and integrity of non-clinical safety tests. […]

Consumer Products

NIST Technology Transfer 2016 Report

Earlier this month, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, known as NIST, published the 2016 Annual Report on Technology Transfer. The report gives a detailed overview of technology transfer […]

Consumer Products

New ASTM Standard for Bed Rails

Last month, ASTM released a new international standard with requirements for portable bed rails and accessories. The standard (F3186) addresses issues relating to openings and attachments to beds in hopes […]

Baby Infant Seat Testing
Consumer Products

New Federal Standard for Infant Bouncer Seats

Earlier this month the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) of the United States approved a new mandatory federal standard relating to infant bouncer seats in an effort to improve safety […]

Consumer Products

Dietary Supplements | Polyherbal Formulation

This week, ContractLaboratory.com  received a test request from a dietary supplement manufacturer needing a third-party laboratory to perform testing on their polyherbal formulations. A polyherbal formulation is a formulation made of two […]