ACT Lab is an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratory

We ensure products meet your quality standards and verify compliance with global safety regulations.

Making the world a safer place

We ensure products meet your quality standards and verify compliance with global safety regulations.

Act Lab e-Validate Directory

ACT Lab’s e-Validate directory is as an online resource made to verify compliance with comprehensive safety standards for electric bicycles and lithium-ion batteries.

Our Services

ACT Lab is an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratory that conducts consumer product safety and compliance testing for an active world.

ACT Lab’s services extend beyond testing with an industry-leading team of experts providing individualized guidance on product evaluation, research and development, auditing, and quality control. With test labs and corporate offices across the globe, ACT Lab works with customers to navigate compliance through all aspects of the supply chain to deliver safe and reliable products to consumers.

Product Testing

Ensure the mechanical and chemical safety of your consumer products. As an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratory, ACT Lab provides a variety of testing services across all industries. Our specialties include outdoor sporting goods, bicycles, e-bikes, helmets of all types, scooters, e-mobility products, toys, children’s products, jewelry, and more.

Chemical Testing

Keep customers and the environment safe and ensure that your products adhere to a variety of chemical standards and regulations with ACT Lab’s wide range of chemical testing and quality control services.

Safety Consultation

Gain legal confidence in your product’s safety and quality with ACT Lab’s consultation services for safety requirements, product development, quality assurance, recall guidance, and auditing plans.


  • Accessories
  • Furniture & Home Decor
  • Tools & Hardware
  • Plumbing & Sanitation Ware
  • Luggage
  • Personal Care & Beauty
  • Household Chemicals

Helmet testing is necessary in order to protect the public from injuries. At ACT Lab, we perform tests including: force/impact absorption, strap strength, roll-off prevention, peripheral vision and more that comply with CPSC standards and provide safety in falls or crashes. Bicycle helmets that fail any of the requirements violate the Consumer Product Safety Act.

  • Appliances & Personal Care
  • Home Entertainment Electronics
  • Lighting
  • HVAC/Air Conditioning
  • Information Communication Technology
  • Medical Equipment
  • Batteries and Power Supplies
  • Power Tools
  • Tupperware
  • Tableware
  • Food Storage Items

Contact Us for General Questions About Our Services or Submit Your Test Online.


Consumer product testing laboratories within the COTECNA network

Cotecna’s network of experts ensure that your products conform to your specifications and any relevant standards for a wide range of consumer goods, including softlines, hardlines, electrical and electronic products.

We help you guarantee that the quantity, specifications, measurements, materials, and visual appearance of your product complies with your order. We also verify that packaging, labelling, instructions and markings are in accordance with mandatory standards, and that your supplier operates to contractual requirements.

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Founded in 1974 in Switzerland, Cotecna started off as a family business and has grown to become a world-class international player with more than 100 offices across approximately 50 countries. Today we provide proven expertise to help clients across four key sectors: Agriculture, Food Safety, Government and Trade, Minerals and Metals, and Consumer Goods.

Kiwa, formerly Telefication, promotes acceptance of electronic equipment and wireless technologies around the world by providing testing, inspection, certification and intermediary services. Ambitious, Reliable and Engaged are our trademark traits.


Consumer Testing Technology Co., Ltd. (CTT) was established in 2006, specializing in consumer and industrial products, food, environmental safety testing, inspection, and auditing. CTT is a company accredited by CNAS and CPSC, with a total of 200,000 square feet of laboratory space in six facilities across China.

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