TUV Rheinland opens testing lab in Gurgaon
Germany’s TUV Rheinland has opened a state-of-the-art testing facility in Haryana. The facility offers global-standard testing services for exporters, importers, manufacturers and global retailers for testing of garments, home textiles, leather and footwear, toys, food contact material and fashion jewelry.
TUV Rheinland, based in Germany, is a global leader in independent technical services. It provides facilities to test products in accordance with national as well as international standards. Its accredited laboratories for softline testing services enable stakeholders in the softlines supply chain create consumer products that comply with quality standards and are safe for use.
The facility includes a dedicated toy testing laboratory, capabilities for physical and chemical testing of garments and home textiles that will facilitate shorter time-to-market for fashion retailers in a highly competitive garment retail industry. An expanded leather- and footwear-testing laboratory in the new facility will help meet testing requirements from EU and US retailers.
The facility is also a Zero Discharge of Harmful Chemicals (ZDHC) provisionally accepted laboratory providing services for wastewater testing, to comply with global norms defined by ZDHC and other global retailers. Modern consumers expect responsible production practices and safety standards employed across the entire supply chain. Consumer safety, specifically child safety, is top priority in countries such as the US and those in the European Union.