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A Guide to Helmet Testing

Helmets are one of the most important pieces of protective gear for anyone engaged in activities that carry the risk of head injury. From cycling to football, motorcycle riding to construction work, helmets are designed to protect the head and brain from impact and injury. However, not all helmets are created equal, and it's critical [...]


Product Testing in China

China is a leader in product manufacturing and exports. The country produces 28.7% of manufactured products that are distributed around the globe. For US product distributors, partnering with manufacturers in China can be an attractive option due to cost and product availability.   However, what many companies may be unaware of is the regulations when [...]


Children´s Product Certificate (CPC): What to Know

Products intended for use by children under 12 years of age are generally considered children´s products. Such goods are held to stringent testing standards to ensure safety and are generally required to have an issued certificate. Whether you import or manufacture children´s products in the United States, a Children´s Product Certificate, also known as CPC, [...]


What is an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratory?

If you are looking for quality product testing you have probably seen the term ¨ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratory¨, but what does this mean? Before choosing a third-party laboratory to conduct your testing it is crucial to ensure that the lab you work with has this certification. This certification ensures a uniform and often globally accepted [...]


Testing Children’s Garments

If you produce garments and apparel it is important to be aware of specific regulations your product may be subject to. Garment testing is unique in that both voluntary and mandatory tests should be considered depending on your product. From performance testing to thread count, there are an endless number of tests you can perform [...]


Global Product Safety Testing

We understand that in today's e-commerce centered world manufacturers have to distribute and produce their products to markets around the globe. From offering our clients a number of testing locations around the world to meeting international testing standards at our many labs, we offer a variety of solutions to clients who want to bring their [...]


Motorcycle Helmet Safety Ratings

Motorcycles are becoming a more popular mode of travel in the US. In 2020 alone, sales were up 67% from the previous year, with American consumers buying 780,000 motorcycles. While motorcycles offer compact, efficient, and a cheaper way to get from point A to point B, riding a motorcycle also carries inherent safety risks that [...]


Do You Sell E-Bikes in Canada?

It’s never been a better time to make your mark in the electric mobility industry in Canada. Whether you are already a manufacturer of electric transportation devices like e-bikes or are considering entering the space, there are important factors to recognize before you hit the market with your product. With continued surging fuel prices and [...]


Flammability Testing

The flammability of a product can turn it from a household or workplace item into a hazard quickly. This is why understanding and establishing the flammability of certain products is of the utmost importance. ACT LAB provides comprehensive flammability testing to keep companies and consumers safe. Depending on your product, our testing services can help [...]


E-Mobility Testing

From scooters to e-bikes, the e-mobility market is thriving. If your company is looking to grow your product list to include e-mobility vehicles, you may be wondering where to start. The primary concern of any manufacturer working on e-mobility vehicles should be safety. From the start of production, any e-mobility vehicle comes with a variety [...]

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