Testing and Compliance

Demonstrate the quality, safety and compliance of your products and packaging with accredited testing to international standards.

If you are looking to outsource your testing activity or require additional third party support, you need the reassurance of a trusted partner. Smithers Pira has extensive capabilities in packaging testing, material testing and regulatory compliance. We can support you at every stage from initial R&D programmes to demonstrating compliance with necessary standards or legislation through to the performance of your packaged product in distribution and use.

Our testing services include:  

Rely on us to help you reduce risks, shorten time to market and demonstrate the quality and safety of your raw materials, packaging and products. Our independent experts work to International standards from state-of-the-art laboratories in Europe and North America with facilities at London, UK and Lansing, Michigan. A worldwide authority on the packaging, paper and print industry supply chains, Smithers Pira shares over 80 years’ technical and scientific know-how backed by in-depth industry expertise with clients around the globe.

We also offer highly specialised testing, evaluation and accreditation capabilities for Secure Documents, Print Quality and Durability Testing and Medical Device Testing.

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  • Our UK environmental temperature and humidity controlled laboratories house a comprehensive range of UKAS, ISO 17025 accredited paper and plastic testing facilities to satisfy the most demanding requirements of a diverse customer base.
  • All Smithers Pira's package distribution testing laboratories are ISTA certified and the UK laboratory holds accreditation to ISO 17025. Many of the team members in the US and UK are ISTA certified members of the packaging testing community
Support from our expert team also include: