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Retail Services

Approved Goods Imports - from A to Z

As an international manufacturer, you want the goods you offer your customers to be safe and of superior quality. Around the world, our staff can support you with test services for the entire supply chain – from qualifying manufacturers through production and cargo monitoring, right up to damage control. All services from a one-stop shop – as a guarantee for your business success. We can also take over all quality and safety controls. To guarantee the quality of your products and customer satisfaction.

Benefits at a Glance

With TÜV Rheinland’s global support for your supply chain, you can:

  • Gain confidence that your goods meet their contractual warranties
  • Reduce risk of customer complaints and damage to your image
  • Avoid long-term recourse procedures
  • Benefit from our years of experience and fast testing procedures

Our Services

Take advantage of our one-stop shop services for your supply chain. Our staff can provide support all over the world.

Inspection Services

  • Qualifying manufacturers
  • Initial production check – control before start of production
  • During production check – control during production
  • Final random inspection – control following production
  • Loading supervision - cargmonitoring and quantity recording
  • Claim survey - damage control

Checks and Qualifications

  • Assessment of performance characteristics
  • Chemical analysis
  • Electrical and mechanical safety tests
  • Microbiological and hygienic studies
  • Analysis of pollutant emissions
  • Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) tests
  • Corrosion tests
  • Noise and vibration measurement
  • Material determination
  • Environmental simulation
  • Technical documentation
  • Review and optimization of manuals
  • Optionally, following inspection, you can also apply for a certificate.

Examples of Products

  • Hardware products
  • Tools
  • Household appliances and household items
  • Cosmetics
  • Sanitary products and bathroom accessories
  • Leisure products and sports equipment
  • Leisure items and commodities
  • Toys
  • Food
  • Textiles
  • Gardening equipment
  • Furniture
  • Consumer electronics
  • Information technology and components
  • Car accessories
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Ventilation systems and air conditioning units
  • Optical products