Inadequate testing of package design or materials can result in costly damage and tarnish a brand’s reputation. Failure to comply with regulations often trigger major delays.

SGS Polymer Solutions provides packaging analysis and testing to ensure that your packaging is fit for purpose.  Packaging technology is complex because the packaging material needs to display an array of physical traits, ranging from strength to chemical properties. Testing can be helpful to determine your product is functioning as designed or for discovering why your product is not meeting specifications. It’s also used to demonstrate packaging materials are following mandated regulations.  We have a wide variety of in-house capabilities that we utilize regularly to meet the needs of our packaging clients, including:

  • Extractables and leachables testing
  • Competitor product deformulation and comparative analysis
  • Delamination and film adhesion analysis
  • Film layer analysis watch our video
  • Elemental composition of film layers
  • Identification and composition determination of particles contained within films

We’re experienced across multiple product categories, and commonly provide packaging analysis and testing on medical device and medical products, pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, consumer products, cosmetics, and pet products.  Here’s a list of some of the materials we’ve worked with:

  • Pharmaceutical packaging
  • Medical device and medical product packaging materials
  • Microwaveable food packaging
  • Snack food containers
  • Cosmetic containers
  • Metallized films
  • Product labels
  • Plastic bags
  • Candy wrappers
  • Pet food containers

Why choose SGS Polymer Solutions?

We're brilliant at effective problem solving to resolve complex packaging issues. SGS Polymer Solutions has several decades’ experience providing packaging analysis and testing to support clients’ quality control and risk assessment activity.

Our scientists, chemists and engineer are well-respected professionals recognized as material testing experts in polymers, plastics and metals.  Tests are conducted by our highly skilled specialists at our ISO 17025 accredited material testing laboratory, which is FDA Registered, cGMP Compliant, and DEA Licensed.

To discuss how we can help with your packaging testing and analysis and to qualify your materials fit for its intended use, contact us today.