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THE LABORATORY TO ATTEND GIFTWARE ASSOCIATION MEMBERS DAY

  The Laboratory at Assay Office Birmingham will be taking part in one to one business surgeries at the Giftware Association's Members Day on Thursday 5th June at Federation House, Birmingham. Assay Office Birmingham staff,  Marion Wilson (Marketing Director - The Birmingham Assay Office), Steve Franklin (Sales & Marketing Co-ordinator) and The Laboratory's new Account Manager Vikki Bradshaw will be on hand between 2pm and 4pm to offer advice for testing services for fashio…

By admin | Jun 4th, 2014
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MEET THE EXPERTS: THE FULL PACKAGE

Packaging can be an essential part of a product, not only protecting the article from damage but enhancing its presentation to the customer. But, says Assay Office Birmingham's Technical Director DIPPAL MANCHANDA, it needs to be made of the right stuff for a host of reasons... [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="222"] Dippal Manchanda[/caption]  In addition to the packaging adding status and value to a product it is essential to ensure that it is fit for purpose and also that it…

By admin | May 16th, 2014
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FANCY DRESS COSTUME PRODUCT WITHDRAWALS HIGHLIGHTS NEED TO TEST FOR ALL LEGISLATION

  However, costumes withdrawn from the market in Sweden provide a warning for the industry throughout the EU. In the previous week an “Alien Agent” outfit was withdrawn due to having azo dyes releasing 4-aminoazobenzene above the permitted levels, which made it non compliant with the REACH regulation. Last week two outfits were also withdrawn as they posed a risk for the environment because the plastic in the packaging contained cadmium above the permitted levels (measured value:…

By admin | Mar 10th, 2014
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FUN & GAMES AT THE PHOTOSHOOT

  Sophie Davies - Young Star in the making![/caption] For more information on these tests T: 0871 871 6020 or email: testing@theassayoffice.co.uk. You can also find out more at The Jewellery & Watch Show 2-6 February, NEC Birmingham. Visit us in Hall 17 Stand P60. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="317"]

By admin | Jan 17th, 2014
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