As an accredited testing institute and laboratory, we test your products for approximately 7000 chemicals used in processing shoes and leather goods. Our experts check for harmful substances and analyze the physical quality characteristics of your footwear and textile products.
We test according to national and international standards as well as specific market requirements. This not only gives you a decisive competitive advantage, but also reduces your liability risk thanks to your documented safety standards.
Thanks to our many years of experience, our experts know the challenges you face as a manufacturer on a daily basis and can provide you with optimum support.
Take advantage of our flexible range of services for testing and certifying your products!
With our testing and certification of your shoes and leather products, you strengthen your confidence in the quality and safety of your products. Our neutral and internationally-recognized test mark demonstrates your compliance with legal regulations and voluntary requirements with regard to harmful substances and quality to provide consumers that extra security they need at the time of purchase.
Our tests are carried out according to customer-specific requirements as well as REACH, POP, Product Safety Directive, SVHC and DETOX.
Among other things, we test (more on this in the service specifications):
Chromium VI, azo dyes, chlorophenols, cadmium, lead, nickel, PAH, phthalates and VOC emissions.
Our textile-physical quality tests include, among other things (more on this in the service specifications):
Our additional services
Additionally we offer you:
Our vegan test mark
Many consumers are now increasingly interested in the development and production of products without the use of animal products, by-products or derivatives. Our recognized seal of approval neutrally and independently confirms your footwear and leather products have been processed and manufactured according to "vegan" guidelines.
Our experienced experts offer a broad range of product-specific testing, from chemical, physical and fit testing, to a variety of inspections. We also have extensive experience with various international approval regulations and will assist you in successfully accessing markets around the world.
Want us to test and certify your footwear or leather products? Make an appointment with our experts today!
25 March 2020: Customer conference/workshop on harmful substances in textiles, shoes and leather goods at the seminar center in Cologne
Register now and order selected individual chemical tests simply online - flexibly and conveniently:
Speak with a service representative to learn more!