Safety Standards & Harmonization Testing
Get the reliable, independent testing and analysis you need to meet evolving regulatory requirements and understand the safety risks associated with your products and processes. Battelle brings together unmatched scientific and technical expertise and world-class testing facilities to safely and reliably test all kinds of materials, including highly hazardous, reactive, flammable and/or energetic solids, liquids or gases.
Dangerous or hazardous goods can harm people, other living organisms, property, or the environment, and so are often subject to chemical regulations. Testing at Battelle enables you to meet these regulations and so ensure the safety of everyone and everything that comes in contact with your product.
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All of our materials safety testing conforms to the highest standards of lab safety and data quality under our ANAB/ANSI/ASQ-accredited Quality Management System. We are UL registered and ISO 9001:2008 certified.
Our services include:
GHS Compliance Testing
Prepare your product labeling for the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for Labeling and Classification of Chemicals and other emerging national and international regulatory standards. We provide comprehensive safety testing services for a variety of products, processes and precursors, with fast turnaround for deadline-sensitive needs.
Example data delivery includes:
- Boiling point
- Electrical conductivity
- Corrosivity to metals/plastics
- Evaporation rate
- Flammability of solids
- Flash point
- Self-accelerating decomposition temperature testing
- Oxidizing properties of solids
- Relative density
- Reserve acidity
- Reserve alkalinity
- Vapor pressure
Risk Assessment and Mitigation
Understand your data and make effective decisions to mitigate risks. Our scientists can help you interpret complex or ambiguous safety testing data and make expert labeling and shipping and handling recommendations.
Test Development and Validation
Develop and validate novel materials safety tests in accordance with industry-required standards. Battelle uses a problem-solving approach for non-standard testing challenges built on unmatched scientific expertise and a deep understanding of regulatory requirements. We can adapt existing tests or develop new testing protocols for first-of-a-kind materials, chemicals or processes. We also can work with regulating organizations so they can review and adapt our testing procedures.
Meet evolving regulatory requirements and better understanding the safety risks associated with your products and processes to improve consumer safety, reduce your liability and save you time and money in the product development and marketing processes.