List of REACH Lab Testing Companies: An Overview

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REACH Lab Testing Companies

The REACH regulation sets restrictions on heavy metals and chemicals in consumer products and mixtures. Third-party lab testing is often the only way to verify if a certain product or material is compliant.

In this guide, we list leading companies with testing facilities in the EU and elsewhere that provide testing services corresponding to substances restricted under the REACH regulation.


We have selected testing companies that claim on their websites to offer REACH testing and related services. Additionally, we listed companies that have testing facilities in the European Union and Asia.

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a. An Essential Guide to the REACH Regulation in the EU

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c. List of REACH Consulting Companies: Our 9 Top Picks


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Eurofins can perform REACH tests on articles and materials (e.g., plastics, metals) for the presence of SVHCs and Annex XVII restricted substances. Its laboratories have state-of-the-art technologies that allow for testing such as chromatography and spectroscopy.

The company has multiple branches worldwide, including more than 900 in the EU, over 150 in the Asia Pacific region, and over 200 in the Americas. This availability means that companies seeking to have their product undergo REACH testing can contact the testing lab that is nearest to them in their region.

The company’s accreditations include:

  • IECEE CB Scheme
  • FCC
  • CNAS
  • CMA
  • ENEC Scheme
  • A2LA


HQ location: Luxembourg City, Luxembourg


Intertek offers customised programs to help companies comply with REACH. For instance, it can test against restricted substances and SVHCs and offers toxicology and ecotoxicology testing. It can also test a product’s physicochemical properties.

The company has offices and labs worldwide – in Europe, the Asia Pacific, the Americas, the Middle East, and Africa. It has numerous accreditations, including:

  • ISO/IEC 17025
  • BSMI
  • UKAS


  • Substance identification
  • QSAR and QSPR services for REACH compliance
  • SVHC testing
  • Data gap assessments
  • Technical dossier generation
  • Risk assessments
  • Chemical safety assessments

HQ location: London, United Kingdom


QIMA can perform REACH testing against all the listed SVHCs, such as mercury compounds and cadmium. It can also test for Annex XVII restricted substances, for example, phthalates, AZO colourants, and nickel. Its testing capabilities cover consumer products such as electronics, soft lines, and toys.

QIMA has branches in many global regions, including the EU, Asia, and the Americas. Companies can contact the QIMA branch that is in their closest proximity to request product testing. After QIMA tests products, it issues test reports that include the test method, results, and specimen photos. The reports indicate a PASS or FAIL and also specify concentration levels of SVHC tests.

QIMA is accredited by various organisations and councils, which include:

  • ISO/IEC 17065
  • ANAB
  • RJC

It is also a member of several associations and organisations, such as:

  • Amfori
  • Sedex
  • CIQA


  • Online test booking
  • Determination of REACH conditions
  • Product inspections

HQ location: Hong Kong, China

TÜV Rheinland

TÜV Rheinland offers laboratory support for product testing and performs analytical testing for SVHC substances, as well as screening tests for CMR substances. It also provides PFAS testing capabilities.

It has labs and branches worldwide, in regions including the EU, Asia, and the Americas. Companies getting their products REACH tested can reach out to the branch that’s most convenient for them.

Here are a few examples of its European and North American accreditations:

  • Accredia (the Italian Accreditation Body)
  • DAkkS (Germany’s national accreditation body)
  • A2LA


  • Data gap and cost analysis
  • Pre-registration of all substances
  • Compiling technical dossiers
  • Communication with ECHA
  • Verifying a product’s physicochemical and toxicological data
  • Analytical and screening tests
  • Safety Data Sheet development
  • Consultation

HQ location: Cologne, Germany


TÜV SÜD has in-house test laboratories, where it performs REACH chemical testing on restricted substances and SVHCs. It also tailors the compliance strategy, such as testing, to each company requesting its services. It has laboratories and branches in more than 800 international locations, including France, Germany, the United States, and China.

Companies can use its website to search for the closest location if they want to book REACH testing.

TÜV SÜD’s different branches have various accreditations between them, which include:

  • ISO 17020
  • LRQA
  • A2LA
  • SCC


  • Preparing registration dossiers
  • Full material declaration
  • Preparing safety data sheet
  • Labelling advice
  • REACH audit
  • Impact analysis

HQ location: Munich, Germany

TÜV Nord

TÜV Nord is capable of testing for all current SVHCs per REACH guidelines, and can also develop tests for any new SVHCs that are added every two years. It lists products to which it can conduct REACH testing, such as toys, metal products, and packaging material. It uses technologies such as GC-MS/MS and GC-HS to conduct testing.

The company has over 700 branches worldwide, including in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas. The website has a location finder for companies to use when they search for the nearest lab facility to conduct product testing.

TÜV Nord states on its website that it has been accredited by numerous accreditation bodies. Such bodies include:

  • BELAC (Belgium’s accreditation body)
  • DAKKS (Germany’s national accreditation body)
  • ASI (Assurances Services International)


  • Test development
  • Analytical services

HQ location: Hanover, Germany


SGS helps companies ensure that their products comply with REACH by performing tests, such as SVHC screening tests and SVHC confirmation tests. It also tests for substances listed in Annex XVII. It can conduct chemical analysis testing on products, such as toys, furniture, and cosmetics.

SGS provides companies with a test report following product testing. You can either use SGS’s contact form or its online document check service to verify the authenticity of a test report.

The company has more than 2,600 facilities worldwide, including in the EU, Asia, and the Americas. Countries that have an SGS branch include France, China, and the United States.

The company’s accreditations include:

  • DAkkS
  • IAS
  • ISO 14001


  • REACH registration
  • Consulting
  • Auditing
  • Verification
  • Preparing SCIP data
  • Preparing a registration dossier
  • Gap analysis
  • Compliance guidance
  • Authoring safety data sheets

HQ location: Geneva, Switzerland

Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas’ REACH-related capabilities include providing chemical tests such as REACH testing and SVHC testing. It also tests for substances, such as cadmium, nickel, lead, and phthalates, as well as azo colourants.

The company also has an online service where you can check the authenticity of your document.

Bureau Veritas has over 1,400 office and laboratory facilities around the world, including in the EU (e.g., France), the Asia-Pacific Region (e.g., China and Australia), and the Americas (e.g., the United States).

Its numerous branches have many accreditations and credentials, and it states on its website that it has 10 global accreditations and over 85 accreditations in total from 93 countries. Its accreditations and credentials include, but are not limited to:

  • A2LA
  • CNAS
  • ISTA


  • REACH advisories
  • Product reviews
  • Risk analysis
  • REACH testing
  • Substance registration
  • Preparation of safety data sheet
  • Seminars

HQ location: Paris, France

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  • 2 Responses to “List of REACH Lab Testing Companies: An Overview

    1. Aleksandr at 8:00 pm

      We want to receive a certificate of conformity for children’s educational toys that are produced in Russia. To do this, we need help to certify the materials that are used in production: paper, cardboard, glue, plywood, wood, laces, Velcro, packaging, paint

      1. Fredrik Gronkvist at 11:57 am

        Hello Aleksandr,

        Are these products intended for sales in the EU?

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