Packaging Certification / Product Testing Labs


Partial List of United Nations Third Party Packaging Certification Agencies

*Advanced Packaging Technology Laboratories, Inc.

200 Larkin Drive, Unit H

Wheeling, IL 60090

Telephone: (847) 520-4343

Fax: (847) 520-4365

Packaging testing on all Chapter 9 designs, packaging engineering, consulting services for US DOT, N/ISTA, ASTM, FDA.

Bodycote Materials Testing Canada Inc.

2395 Speakman Drive

Mississauga, Ontario L5K 1B3

Telephone: (905) 822-4111 x388

Fax: (905) 823-1446

Contact: Liz Summerfield

*Container Testing Laboratory, Inc.

607 Fayette Avenue

Mamaroneck, NY 10543

Telephone: (914) 381-2600

Fax: (914) 381-0143

Contact: SC Brooks. P. E.

Certified agency/compliance testing for UN, USDOT, IATA, NSTA, GSA and others. R D consulting and technical services since 1923 to private and government sectors with design engineering and complete lab facilities.

Del ValCo Consultants

21 Ardmoor Lane

Chadds Ford, PA 19317

Telephone: (610) 388-1270

Fax: (610) 388-3762

Contact: George M. Thorpe

Third party testing agency for all packages. Facilities for UN Chapter 9 package testing. Uses clientís facilities for large package tests. Trains and advises self-certifiers in proper procedures and hazardous materials regulatory consulting.

*DDL, Inc. (Distribution Dynamics Labs)

10200 Valley View Road

Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Telephone: (952) 941-9226

Fax: (952) 941-9318

Contact: Patrick J. Nolan: Performs package testing, certification and consulting on hazardous materials packaging and regulations. Testing and design on the full range of UN Chapter 9 designs. Also performs testing of infectious substances packages.

Ecolab Inc.

Package Testing Service

940 Lone Oak Road

Eagan, MN 55121

Telephone: (651) 452-1460

Fax: (651) 888-1638

Contact: Jim Loth

*GH Package/Product Testing and Consulting, Inc.

4090 Thunderbird Lane

Fairfield, OH 45014

Telephone: (513) 870-0080

Fax: (513) 772-6709

Contact: Mr. Gerald A. Hock

Performance testing and certification on full range of Chapter 9 design types. Performs commercial and military package testing and designs.

Park City Packaging, Inc.

480 Sniffen Lane

Statford, CT 06497

Telephone: (203) 378-7384

Fax: (203) 378-9555

Contact: C. Richard Poizello

Package testing and certification on all Chapter 9 design types to meet UN performance oriented packaging requirements. Over 20 years experience testing to meet federal standards. Laboratory and testing facilitities.

*Pro-Pack Testing Lab, Inc.

15 N. Florida Avenue

Belleville, IL 62221

Telephone: (618) 277-1160

Fax: (618) 277-1163

Independent, commercial testing facility DOT authorized to certify non-bulk packagings (from combination packagings to drums) and immediate bulk containers (IBCs). Package design development and environmental evaluations (preconditioning). Midwest location, consulting.

Signode Industry Packaging Systems

An ITW Company 800 Corporate Woods Parkway

Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Telephone: (800) 323-2464

Fax: (847) 913-9078

DOT certified laboratory for UN, ICAO and IMDG Hazardous Materials Package Testing. Performs testing on a full range of combination packagings and drums. Signode is a member of the International Safe Transit Association (ISTA) with capabilities in intermediate bulk container (IBC) testing.

*TEN-E Packaging Services

1666 County Road 74

Newport, MN 55055

Telephone: (851) 683-0063

Fax: (651) 683-0163

Contact: Robert Ten Eyck

Commercial package testing and certification on all UN Chapter 9 design types. Hazardous materials regulatory consulting.

*United States Testing Company, Inc.

291 Fairfield Avenue

Fairfield, NJ 07004

Telephone: (973) 575-5252

Fax: (973) 575-8271

Contact: Leon Venech

Our package testing facility is a D.O.T. approved Third Party Agency for certifying all Chapter 9 package designs per UN/DOT Standards. Testing paper corrugated, films for mechanical and chemical properties and flammability.

This list in no way constitutes endorsement by Plastic Bottle Corporation

*Independent Testing Labs that also do product compatibility testing.

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