3 Ways AQF’s Lab Testing Reports Help You Ensure Product Compliance

by Maegan Burkhart on 21 Aug 2019 | 0 Comments
Obtaining test results from a reliable lab is essential to being able to show compliance to customs officials, customers and suppliers. AQF's lab testing reports make it easy for you to verify product compliance.

Topics: Legal Requirements, Lab Testing

Need Product Lab Testing Fast? Here’s How AQF Cuts Your Lead Time

by Maegan Burkhart on 14 Aug 2019 | 0 Comments
Testing can become even slower if you’re working with a non-responsive lab technician. But AQF Online helps you cut lead times and book product lab testing services faster than ever.

Topics: Lab Testing

How SquareNuts Found One Easy Inspection and Lab Testing Solution (Case Study)

by Maegan Burkhart on 7 Aug 2019 | 1 Comment
Importing goods from Asia exposes your supply chain to many risks. Quality control inspections and lab testing can help you ensure goods meet your customers’ quality requirements and mandatory legal requirements.

Topics: Lab Testing

EN 71 Toy Testing: What EU Toy Importers Must Know

by Maegan Burkhart on 17 Jul 2019 | 0 Comments
Toys are commonly recalled for noncompliance with the EC Toy Safety Directive and EN 71 requirements. Check out these toy tests to verify your supplier’s goods and protect your business from liability.
If you closely follow the European toy industry, you’ll know toys are commonly recalled for noncompliance with the EC Toy Safety Directive and

Topics: Legal Requirements, Lab Testing, toy testing

5 Color Fastness Tests to Prevent Textile Fading and Staining

by Maegan Burkhart on 10 Jul 2019 | 0 Comments
Consumers don’t like their textiles to change colors or bleed during washing, under the sun or anywhere else. Here are five of the most common color fastness tests that a third-party laboratory can conduct to maintain your fabric's color.

Topics: Textile Products, Lab Testing

Flammability Tests for Fabric and Clothing Importers

by Maegan Burkhart on 19 Jun 2019 | 3 Comments
Everyone in the supply chain can benefit from flammability tests for fabric and clothing. Check this out to ensure the safety of your clothing with flammability tests.

Topics: Textile Products, Lab Testing

REACH vs. RoHS Testing: Which Do You Need for Your Product?

by Maegan Burkhart on 5 Jun 2019 | 0 Comments
Importing goods into the EU market? Take a look at the REACH and RoHS standards to make sure your products are fully compliant for the EU market.

Topics: Legal Requirements, Lab Testing

Product Inspection and Lab Testing to Verify Quality of Materials

by Megan Young on 9 Sep 2015 | 0 Comments
How can you be sure you are getting the quality materials you want in your product? The substitution of original quality materials for cheaper, lower quality ones is an unfortunate but very recurring problem in products made in China and elsewhere. So let’s look more closely at leather for the sake of breaking down product inspection and lab testing for quality of materials .

Topics: Manufacturing Tips & Advice, Lab Testing

4 Critical Quality Controls For Cosmetics Packaging