Product Safety

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
Product Safety

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 […]

Product Safety

Playground Equipment Safety Testing

During the summer, a park with a playground equipment is a draw for children and parents alike. While children love them and obtain the badly needed exercise, parents on the […]

Product Safety

NFPA Standards

From August 1, 2017 to August 22, 2017 there were 6 products recalled by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), due to fire hazards, burn hazards, or not […]

Furniture TIp-over Prevention Testing
Product Safety

Furniture Tip-over Prevention Testing

With the potential for serious injuries and death, furniture tip over prevention testing is a major concern for manufacturers and distributors of furniture products such as dressers, cribs, cabinets, and tables […]

Product Safety

Textile Testing to Oeko-Tex Standard 100

Oeko-Tex Standard 100 is a worldwide certification for textiles such as yarns, fabrics, buttons, linens, terry cloth, thread, and other accessory materials, developed in 1992 that tests for harmful substances […]

Product Safety

Labeling of Hazardous Art Materials Act | LHAMA

The Labeling of Hazardous Art Materials Act, or LHAMA, exists to ensure art materials are free of potentially dangerous chemicals, substances, and other potential hazards. This act requires that all […]

Product Safety

Medical Device Testing | Cleaning & Validation

Medical device testing is of major importance to companies and manufacturers as a device failure can cost the company hundreds of thousands of dollars. Medical device testing helps to ensure […]

Product Safety

Waterproof Testing

Summer is on its way and with the sun and the heat comes playing in the water to cool down! How can you be sure your device and technology can […]

Product Safety

Residual DNA Testing | Host Cell DNA Analysis

Residual DNA testing, or host cell DNA analysis, is the examination of products for traces of DNA that have been unintentionally left on a product during manufacturing of biological products […]