All products submitted for REACH testing by Clean PVC members will be tested and certified by the world’s largest independent inspection, verification, testing and certification organization. It has the largest global network of experts on restricted substances and specific expertise in chemicals and on various products affected by REACH. Testing is performed on each product sample submitted for all substances currently REACH-authorized. According to the specified scope and analytical techniques, concentrations of each of the SVHCs tested must be less than 0.1% by product weight. If the sample PASSES, a copy of the test results together with a Clean PVC Certificate of Compliance is provided to the manufacturer for further dissemination to the product’s end-users and specifiers.
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With over 50,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world. The SGS Group is a leading force in verification and monitoring services for international trade in agricultural, minerals, petroleum and consumer products together with certification and other services to governments and international institutions. SGS also offers strategic services to the industrial, environmental, non destructive testing, project resourcing, logistics and hygiene sectors. As a professional, independent and reliable partner, SGS is committed to the delivery of enhanced value for shareholders, clients, employees and the public at large. Integrity, transparency and ethical behaviour are the core values of the SGS Group.