Restricted Substances


Exposure to dangerous chemical substances from consumer products is of great concern to consumers, retailers, and law makers. Our chemical laboratories are staffed by experts with years of industry experience, including Ph.D. and Master Degree chemists, and are equipped with state-of-the-art analytical instrumentation for detecting and identifying trace unknowns and contamination.
 

MTS Smart Screening Technology

Conducted on either raw materials, chemicals or finished products we can quickly screen for several hundred harmful substances regulated in all parts of the world. Our chemical experts have practical hands-on experience in manufacturing and dye houses. They understand the complex interaction of chemicals by product type in a manufacturing environment. The MTS proprietary risk matrix is built on this knowledge and our team of chemists and engineers continue to evaluate it in light of new technology and new chemicals of concern.
 
Our chemical services test goods including, but not limited to:

  • Garments & Textiles

  • Footwear

  • Paper & Packaging

  • Toys

  • Accessories

  • Cosmetics

  • Materials in Food Contact

  • Hardlines

  • Electronic products


At MTS, we aim to help your products to fulfill international standards and requirements such as:

  • California Proposition 65

  • United States Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA)

  • EU Food Grade Contact (EU 10/2011, 841500/EC, Germany LFGB, France DGCCRF, Italy Decree of the Minister)

  • US Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

  • Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

  • Toxicological Risk Assessment (TRA) and Labeling of Hazardous Art Materials Act (LHAMA)

  • Cosmetic Product Safety Report (CPSR)

  • EU Restriction on Hazardous Substances in electrical products (RoHS)

  • Battery Directive 2006/66/EC and Amendment 2013/56/EU

  • EU Regulation on Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH)

  • Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA)

  • China’s National General Safety Technical Code for Textile Products (GB 18401)

  • Australian Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Trade Practices Act 1974)