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Pet Accessories

Pet Accessories

Tested and Certified Pet Supplies

Pets don't just add to quality of life - they are part the family. Which explains why nowadays a wider range of products is in such high demand at pet shops. Use our test mark of approval as proof for animal lovers that their loved ones are munching away out of a food suitable feeding bowl and that the scratching tree really is as stable as it looks.

Benefits At A Glance

With internationally recognized certification from TÜV Rheinland, you can:

  • Reduce your liability with documented safety standards
  • Boost confidence in the quality and harmlessness of your products
  • Gain the lead against the competition with an independent certification mark
  • Make it easier for customers to decide which product to purchase
  • Protect animals and their owners from contaminated and unsafe animal accessories

Our Criteria for Pet Accessories

  • Chemical safety
  • Hygiene
  • Mechanical safety in accordance with product safety regulations ((German) Product Safety Act, ProdSG)
  • Properties, practical testing, handling, durability, and weathering
  • Electrical safety, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)
  • User manuals and installation guide
  • Textile check
  • German Food and Feed Code (LFGB)

Our test marks

  • LGA tested "Pet-Proof"
  • LGA tested "Quality"
  • Certipedia mark

Products We Test

  • Cat accessories, e.g. scratching trees and litter boxes
  • Aquarium and terrarium accessories
  • Dog accessories, like dog houses, leashes, collars, and muzzles
  • Pet food and animal toys
  • Transport boxes
  • Cages
  • Care accessories
  • Feeding utensils
  • Pet clothing


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