August 03rd,2021
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Materials intended for contact with the human body or with comestible goods

Preventive health protection

The Hygiene Institute supports manufacturers, distributors and suppliers of consumer goods on issues relating to product quality with consultations and examinations.

We test consumer goods made out of the following materials
  • Synthetic materials of all kinds
  • Rubber
  • Silicone
  • Glass
  • Ceramic
  • Metal
  • Others
Our accreditation and years of experience enables us to offer our clients a high quality standard of examinations and assessments. Our laboratories are equipped with the latest technology and meet the requirements of all necessary testing procedures. Comprehensive quality management is part of our range of services.

We assess pursuant to national and international policies, such as the German Food and Feed Act, the Foods and Commodities Ordinance, the recommendations of the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR), the major DIN standards, as well as the regulations and directives of the European Union.