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Quality Management

Product Testing: 5 key differences between lab tests and on-site tests during inspection

There is often confusion between Product Testing in a laboratory compared with testing carried out during an inspection. While both have a common objective to ... Continue Reading

Testing and Standards

How to comply with EU vacuum cleaner regulation

The European Union has introduced labelling requirements and power restrictions on vacuum cleaners, starting on September 1st, 2014. The new regulation affects the maximum electrical ... Continue Reading

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Testing and Standards

Reliability of the tension test for toys

Toys are one of the most complex and risky products to import and to sell. The tension test for toys is part of the EN ... Continue Reading

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Inspection Process

How to control color fastness on garment

Are the fabric properties a factor concerning the textile color fastness? Joanna asked this question on the Quality Control Blog few days ago. The answer ... Continue Reading

How to prevent color fastness on garment by the Quality Control Blog
Testing and Standards

Toys standards and the EN 71 standard part 1-2-3 of 13

The EN 71 standard for the safety of toys made or imported into the European Union specifies the tests to perform to comply with the European ... Continue Reading

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Testing and Standards

BS EN 581 safety requirements for furniture: laboratory or on-site tests?

When purchasing furniture the European importers should strictly follow the BS EN 581 safety requirements for furniture however how can they make sure the goods ... Continue Reading

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Inspection Process

Verify the CDF (constructional data form) of electrical appliances

Electronics imported into the European Union require importers to store documentation about the product for ten years. This information includes a technical construction file. Therefore, ... Continue Reading

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Testing and Standards

Reliability of on-site tests of QC inspections vs. lab tests

When we think about testing a product we often think about laboratory testing. However there is a wide range of different on-site tests performed during ... Continue Reading

Reliability of on-site tests
Purchase Process

How to order laboratory testing for electronics in China

Many buyers want to know more about how to order laboratory testing for electronics in China. Here’s a guide about the general information the laboratories ... Continue Reading

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Purchase Process

How to order laboratory testing for textiles in China

For a more efficient communication with the notified laboratories, the importers should know how to order laboratory testing for textiles in China. Here’s a short ... Continue Reading

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