Testing Reusable Tableware: Advancing the Circular Economy and Sustainable Alternatives to Single-Use Products
The reusability of plastic tableware is standardized as UNE 53928:2020. This article provides an introduction..
Chemical testing for POPs, PCPs and PFAS
What are POPs, PCPs, and PFAS, and why has their use in products been restricted? What are common test methods to make sure that these substances do not exceed permissible levels?
by testxchangeFailed EMC tests and how to deal with them
What happens if your product fails a crucial regulatory EMC test at an accredited testing lab? testxchange talked to EMC expert Markus Ridder, founder and managing director of waveLAB Ruhr, to discuss possible solutions to deal with that challenge.
by waveLAB RuhrTesting for restricted substances (SVHC)
EU legislation limits the use of certain substances in products. What are some of the most important ones, in which products do they occur, and how to find a testing lab for such products?
by testxchangeFlammability testing for textiles
If you plan to sell textile products in any market around the world, flammability testing is an important requirement. Which are the testing standards that you should know?
by testxchangeUN 38.3 testing and certification for lithium-ion batteries
UN 38.3 is an important international standard for testing lithium-ion batteries. Which lab tests does the standard include to make sure that such batteries can be transported safely?
by testxchangeCybersecurity for IoT devices - the PSTI Bill explained
With the Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill, the UK takes on the issue of cybersecurity of IoT devices. We asked product compliance expert Marlon Schrimpf what this means for manufacturers and importers in the UK market.
by Novelty ComplianceUKCA marking - past, present and future
In the first part of our interview with Marlon Schrimpf, founder of Novelty Compliance, we talked about the UK’s Product Security and Telecommunications Infrastructure Bill. In the second part, we will now take a look at the state of the UKCA marking
by Novelty ComplianceEMC product compliance testing: A comprehensive guide
EMC testing ensures that products do not emit too much electromagnetic radiation or do not experience adverse effects when exposed to electromagnetic fields. In this article, we will discuss EMC product compliance testing in detail.
by testxchangeReasons to conduct RoHS compliance testing
RoHS compliance ensures that products do not contain any hazardous materials. It is important for the safety of human health and the environment. To comply with EU regulations, RoHS testing must be done.