Hard Goods


MTS offers a wide range of testing, certification, and verification services customized to meet your specific needs on hard goods. Our Hardlines division assist clients to ensure their products comply with all regulatory and industrial requirements while minimizing costs and providing ongoing support for quality, safety, and performance assurance. Our Hardline services include, but are not limited to, design evaluation, risk analysis, product safety testing, defect evaluations, and consultation. A partnership with MTS promotes quality, decreases customer complaints, and can greatly reduce the chances of a product recall from a variety of different governmental agencies.

 

MTS offers hard goods testing services for an extensive array of products including:

  • Accessories
  • Food Contact Items
  • Furniture
  • Luggage and Accessories
  • Hardware
  • Houseware
  • Sporting Goods
  • Office Supplies
  • Gifts & Party Goods
  • Pet Items
  • Seasonal Decorations
  • Battery, Electrical & Electronics
  • Candles and Candle Accessories
  • Promotional Items
  • Camping Products

 

Some common hardlines testing criteria includes, but not limited to:

PERFORMANCE TESTING

  • Aging Test
  • Bursting Strength
  • Colorfastness Test
  • Cycling Test
  • Corrosion Resistance
  • Dishwasher Safe
  • Hardness Test
  • Microwave Safe
  • Temperature Resistance
  • Thermal Shock
  • Stability

 

ANALYTICAL TESTING

  • Heavy Metal Content
  • Leachable Lead & Cadmium
  • FDA Regulations for Plasticware
  • RoHS Testing

 

SAFETY TESTING

  • Drop Test
  • Electrical Safety
  • LED Classification
  • Flammability Test
  • Loading Test
  • Sharp Points / Sharp Edges
  • Use & Abuse Test

 

PACKAGING TESTING

  • ISTA
  • Sustainable Packaging
  • Toxics in Packaging