BLC are specialists in chemical testing and analysis. We offer a chemical tests service and are one of the fastest delivery turnaround times in Europe. Not only do we offer rapid, accurate laboratory analysis and testing, BLC test reports are easy for customers to comprehend. 

We take the time to understand our customers, their products and supply chain. When you start working with BLC, a dedicated Account Manager will guide you through a simple step-by-step process and recommend a laboratory analysis and testing regime based on a product specification or legislative requirements. 

We pride ourselves on being different to other chemical analysis labs as we support our customers throughout the entire testing process. It is not uncommon for products and materials to fail testing, when this happens, we offer expert support by providing customers with solutions and recommendations on how to avoid future failure. 

Our main focus is to ensure that our customer’s products are safe and compliant with local, national and international legislation.

In addition to chemical testing and laboratory analysis we provide other services which include advice and guidance on international product safety legislations such as REACH, RoHS, CPSIA and many more. Legislation differs around the world so if you are supplying products then you need to be aware of the relevant legislative requirements to ensure your products are compliant. Failure to comply with international legislation can have serious financial consequences for businesses trading products not to mention damage to reputation. 

We also offer chemical compliance packages designed to manage, monitor and control the use of hazardous chemicals in products and supply chains. With the rising force of non-government organisations such as Greenpeace, the effect of hazardous chemicals on the environment is high on their agenda. We can help and offer a range of solutions tailored to the needs of your business.

Mercury testing and analysis, heavy metals testing and analysis are included in our chemical test services. We understand the implications of the new Biocidal products regulation.

BLC are UKAS accredited to the ISO 17025 standard for a schedule of testing methods including leather, upholstery fabrics, footwear, textiles and children’s items. To see the full ‘Schedule of Accreditation’ issued by United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) under ISO 17025 click here.

Accreditation to the ISO 17025 standard is a means of assessing (in the public interest) the technical competence and integrity of an organisation offering evaluation services. BLC are passionate about providing high quality, accurate and reliable testing for our customers. BLC voluntarily choose to be accredited to ISO 17025 as we recognise the opportunity to demonstrate the best practice and the positive contribution to quality and internal efficiencies that this brings.


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Selected BLC laboratory testing services are accredited to the ISO 17025 standard; ‘General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories (2005)’. BLC is subject to an annual facility audit by the United Kingdom Accreditation Services body (UKAS).

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