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Lead Testing

Helping you comply with Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) guidelines and provide high-quality products for your consumer audience, SGS MSi is a CPSIA-approved laboratory. Passed in 2008, the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) enforces testing programs and product regulations for manufacturers of products designed for children 12 and under. Testing includes plastic components, warning labels and decals, product packaging, textiles, paint, and metal components in items such as:

  • Toys & dolls
  • Games
  • Sports Equipment
  • Clothing & jewelry
  • Furniture
  • Strollers & car seats

Before releasing your product to the public, trust SGS MSi’s industry-leading engineering team to provide Spectro Analysis, Optical Emissions Spectrometry (OES), X-ray Fluorescence (XRF), and Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP) metal analysis testing. Verifying total lead concentration, our chemical analysis methods accurately measure lead concentrations below 90 ppm. In addition, our degreed engineers and sales professionals educate you on the testing process, helping to ensure compliance with critical CPSIA guidelines.

Consumer product tests are conducted for any sample type, and testing includes dyes, paint, plastic, metals, adhesives and textiles. SGS MSi team members will recommend the most cost-effective testing methods for your product or material, and help you determine the sample size and quantity needed for each test. To learn more about CPSIA testing, or to inquire about Consumer Product Safety Testing costs for an upcoming product release, call 708.343.3444 or request a quote online.

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