Analytical Testing

Consumer Product Safety & Analytical Testing

In this day and age of constant recalls for toys and other consumer products that contain lead and other hazardous substances, consumer product companies are now being subjected more than ever to constantly tightening regulations for the safety of consumers. First among these is the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA). Don’t let the CPSIA be the pitfall of your success. Let us guide you through the challenging and complex world of consumer product safety standards. When you work with MSR you can count on fast and accurate analytical testing results every time. In addition, MSR is ISO 17025 accredited and registered with the CPSC to perform Lead in Surface Coatings Testing, so give us a try today and have confidence that your products will earn the trust of consumers.

Regulatory Compliance Management

At MSR, we work very closely with our customers to educate and assist them in the dynamic world of analytical testing.Getting to know our customers’ core business is a pivotal portion of our success. Whether we arrange for raw material pickup at the factories or test samples from retail shelves as part of an ongoing quality management service, we are a leading source of analytical services today.

Analytical Services

MSR offers a wide range of analytical services running the gamut of wet chemistry options. We can perform total digestions (such as for the CPSIA lead in substrates requirement), or soluble extractions (such as for the ASTM F963 Soluble Heavy Metals requirements). We then analyze your samples for elemental hazards using our state of the art ICP-OES technology.

Some of the Many Services Offered:

•  16 CFR 1303 – Lead Content
•  ASTM F963 – Heavy Metals
•  EN 71 Part III – Heavy Metals
•  Phthalates testing (required by the CPSIA)
•  CPSC Interim Policy on Lead in Metal Jewelry Parts I & II
•  California Proposition 65 Compliance
•  EPA 3050B
•  ASTM E1645/E1613
•  CPSC-CH-E1001-08
•  Nickel Spot Test (EN 12471)
•  Leachable Lead & Cadmium in Ceramicware (AOAC 973.32, AOAC 973.82)
•  Canada’s CHPA Heavy Metals Testing, Children’s Jewelry Testing and Lead in Surface Coatings Testing


Contact Details

MSR Laboratories
348 Bedford Street
Lakeville, MA  02347
Phone: (781) 297-2030
Fax: (877) 571-4538