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REACH REGULATIONS DRIVING GROWTH IN THE LABORATORY

  Relevant restrictions relate to nickel, cadmium, azo-dyes and Chromium VI. Regulations regarding lead are expected in October 2013. The Laboratory at The Birmingham Assay Office can deliver all the necessary testing required and its specialist knowledge and experience is recognised by all leading UK retailers.  Many customers rely on The Laboratory to explain the implications of the legislation in terms of the testing required. To help to deliver this efficiently an int…

By admin | Feb 11th, 2013
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NEW EDITABLE TEST REQUEST FORMS AVAILABLE FROM THE LABORATORY

CHEMICAL TESTING FORM Click on the image below and fill in the Chemical Testing form if you require any of the following tests: Colourfastness, Formaldehyde, Azo Dye, Phthalates, PCP, Dimethyl Fumarate, PH, Fibre Composition, Leather Verification, Chromium VI or Organotins Testing. MELT & ASSAY SUBMISSION FORM Click on the image below and fill in melt & assay submission form if you require your scrap melted down or your item assayed to see its content. …

By admin | Jan 9th, 2013
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TAKE A LOOK AT THE NEW LABORATORY WEBSITE TODAY!

By admin | Oct 16th, 2012
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DANGEROUS CADMIUM LIMITS FOUND IN EU CONSUMER PRODUCTS

UKAS ACCREDITED CADMIUM AND LEAD TESTING AT THE LABORATORY AT THE BIRMINGHAM ASSAY OFFICE

By admin | Jul 3rd, 2012
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