Packaging Material Testing
Inappropriate packaging materials can result in costly damage and tarnish a brand’s reputation. Failure to comply with regulations triggers major consequences.
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 have appropriate characteristics, including mechanical and chemical properties. Testing is needed to establish that the product is functioning as specified and meets regulatory requirements for safety. We have a suite of in-house test capabilities that we utilize regularly to meet the needs of our packaging clients, including:
- Extractables and leachables testing
- Food contact 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 devices, pharmaceuticals, food and beverages, consumer products, cosmetics, and pet products. Here is 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 of experience providing packaging analysis and testing to support clients’ quality control and risk assessment activities.
Our scientists, chemists and engineers are well-respected professionals recognized as material testing experts in polymers. Tests are conducted by our highly skilled specialists at our ISO/IEC 17025 accredited material testing laboratory, which is FDA Registered, cGMP Compliant, and DEA Licensed.