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Testing lab

Testing Lab area supports Customers in the process of quality control of textile and non-textile materials, in defect prevention or resolution, in the study of materials and in certificates of compliance to tender specifications or sector regulations.

The Testing Lab area is the real laboratory, accredited by Accredia with No. 0315*.

The analytical testing field of the Testing Lab area includes fibers, yarns, fabrics, garments and related accessories in textile, leather, plastic or metal.

High professionalism, instrumental equipment and accreditation system* allow Ritex to provide companies of the textile and apparel supply chain with a highly reliable service, both in the standard control of materials and in the study of product defectiveness.

* The list of accredited tests is available in the Test Laboratories section on the Accredia website.

Physical-Technological Tests:
to verify the construction and the
resistance properties of the material

Tests of Fiber Composition,
of binary, ternary and other mixtures
and correct label verification

Colour Fastness Tests:
colour fastness performance
and tendency to yellowing

Thermophysiological comfort
and Moisture Management Tests:

for particular applications and
performances

Chemical Tests:
compliance to REACH regulation,
market standards (GB18401)
and Customer requirements

Market Standards conformity Tests:
for exportation to particular countries
(for example China with GB18401)

Specification
standards conformity Tests:

for participation in tenders

Minimum Environmental Criteria
(MEC) certification Tests:

for participation in tenders for the
supply of textile products for
Public Administration

Face Masks Tests:
in accordance with CWA 17553 for generic
community masks and with EN 14683
for medical masks

SPECIFIC TESTS

This section lists all the available analyzes and tests divided by thematic areas.

a = test accredited by Accredia.
The list of accredited tests can be found at the link services.accredia.it by typing 0315 in the “accreditation number” section.

For tests not on the list you can contact us for advice.

FIBER COMPOSITION
  • Fiber composition: qualitative ⇢AATCC TM 20a,ASTM D 276, UNI CEN ISO/TR 11827
  • Fiber composition: quantitative ⇢ REG.(UE) N.1007/2011a, AATCC TM 20A, ASTM D629, ISO 1833-1/2a
  • Quantitative analysis of cashmere, wool, other specialty animal fibers and their blends — Part 1: Light microscopy method ⇢ UNI EN ISO 17751-1
  • Quantitative analysis of wool/cashmere blends ⇢ UNI EN ISO 17751-1
  • Quantitative analysis of cotton/linen blends ⇢ UNI EN ISO 17751-1
FABRICS AND GARMENTS
  • Textiles – Fabrics – Determination of width and length ⇢ UNI EN 1773 (escl.par.8.2)
  • Textiles — Determination of thickness of textiles and textile products⇢ UNI EN ISO 5084, UNI EN ISO 2286-3
  • Observation of the textile under the optical microscope and stereomicroscope ⇢ RT001 – Leica
  • Textiles – Fabrics – Determination of mass per unit area using small samples ⇢ UNI EN 12127a, ASTM D 3776
  • Determination of the commercial mass ⇢ UNI 9213
  • Determination of the commercial mass of blended textiles ⇢ UNI 1335
  • Determination of the weave ⇢ UNI 8099a
  • Number of threads per unit lenght⇢ UNI EN 1049-2a – Met. A
  • Stiffness of Fabric by the Circular Bend Procedure ⇢ ASTM D 4032
  • Knitted fabrics — Type ⇢ UNI EN ISO 8388
  • Coverage factor of knitted fabrics ⇢ IWS TM 169
  • Knitted fabrics – Determination of stitch length and yarn linear density in weft knitted fabrics (LFA) ⇢ UNI EN 14970
  • Determination of the crimp of a yarn in fabrics ⇢ UNI 9276
  • Determination of the mass per unit of length (title) of a thread extracted from a fabric ⇢ UNI 9275a
  • Knitted fabrics – Determination of number of stitches per unit length and unit area ⇢ UNI EN 14971
  • Knitted fabrics – Determination of stitch length and yarn linear density in weft knitted fabrics ⇢ UNI EN 14970
  • Bow and Skew in Woven and Knitted Fabrics ⇢ ASTM D 3882
  • Determination of tear force of trouser-shaped test specimens (Single tear method) ⇢ UNI EN ISO 13937-2a/3/4, GB/T 3917.2 ASTM D 2261 IWS TM 172
  • Determination of tear force using ballistic pendulum method (Elmendorf) ⇢ UNI EN ISO 13937-1a, ASTM D 1424
  • Determination of nail shank tearing resistance ⇢ UNI 7275
  • Maximum force and elongation at maximum force using the strip method ⇢ UNI EN ISO 13934-1a
  • Maximum force using the Grab method ⇢ UNI EN ISO 13934-2a, ASTM D 5034
  • Maraximum breaking force of the critical points of a gment RT002 ⇢ UNI EN ISO 13935-2MOD
  • a Determination of maximum force to seam rupture using the strip method or the Grab method ⇢ UNI EN ISO 13935-1, UNI EN ISO 13935-2a, ASTM D 5035
  • Determination of resistance to perforation by the ball method ⇢ UNI 5421
  • Protective clothing – Mechanical properties – Test method: Puncture resistance ⇢ UNI EN 863
  • Pneumatic method for determination of bursting strength and bursting distension ⇢ UNI EN ISO 13938-2
  • Ball Burst resistance ⇢ ASTM D 3787
  • Failure in Sewn Seams of Woven Fabrics ⇢ ASTM D 1683/D 434, IWS TM 117
  • Determination of the slippage resistance of yarns at a seam in woven fabrics ⇢ UNI EN ISO 13936-1a, UNI EN ISO 13936-2a, M&S P12;
  • Stretch Properties of Fabrics Woven from Stretch Yarns ⇢ ASTM D 3107
  • Determination of the elasticity and modulus of fabrics ⇢ M&S P.14
  • Extension and residual extension of stretch fabrics ⇢ M&S P.15
  • Stretch Properties of Knitted Fabrics Having Low Power ⇢ ASTM D 2594
  • Determination of the elasticity of fabrics – Part 1: Strip tests ⇢ UNI EN 14704-1, UNI EN ISO 20932-1
  • Determination of the abrasion resistance of fabrics by the Martindale method ⇢ UNI EN ISO 12947-1a/-2a/-3/-4 IWS TM 112 ASTM D 4966
  • Abrasion resistance of protective clothing material ⇢ UNI EN 530
  • Determination of the abrasion resistance of knitted footwear garments ⇢ UNI EN 13770
  • Pilling Resistance and Other Related Surface Changes of Textile Fabrics: Martindale Tester ⇢ ASTM D 4970 IWS TM 196
  • Fabric propensity to surface pilling, fuzzing or matting – modified Martindale method ⇢ UNI EN ISO 12945-2a, UNI EN ISO 12945-4aGB/T 4802.2
  • Fabric propensity to surface pilling, fuzzing or matting – Pilling Box method ⇢ UNI EN ISO 12945-1a, UNI EN ISO 12945-4aJIS L 1076 IWS TM 152, GB/T 4802.3
  • Pilling resistance and other related surface changes of textile fabrics: Random Tumble Pilling Tester⇢ ASTM D 3512
  • Method for determination of the propensity of fabrics to snagging BS 8479 ⇢ UNI EN ISO 12945-1 MOD., ASTM D 3939
  • Preparation, marking and measuring of fabric specimens and garments in tests for determination of dimensional change ⇢ UNI EN ISO 3759a
  • Determination of dimensional change in washing and drying ⇢ UNI EN ISO 5077a, UNI EN ISO 6330aGB/T 8630
  • Dimensional change of textile fabrics in Steaming on ironing machines ⇢ DIN 53894-2, IWS TM 290
  • Dimensional change in professional dry-cleaning ⇢ LAV. COMMERCIALE
  • Dimensional changes of fabrics – cold-water immersion procedure ⇢ UNI 9294-5a
  • Spirality after laundering ⇢ ISO 16322
  • Fabric appearance after repeated domestic washing – recovery grade ⇢ AATCC TM 124
  • Smoothness appearance of fabrics after cleansing ⇢ ISO 7768
  • Professional care, drycleaning and wetcleaning of fabrics and garments: performance when cleaning and finishing using tetrachloroethene ⇢ UNI EN ISO 3175-2
  • Textiles — Domestic washing and drying procedures for textile testing ⇢ UNI EN ISO 6330
  • Wrinkle recovery of fabrics: appearance ⇢ AATCC TM 128
  • Recovery from creasing of a horizontally folded specimen by measuring the angle of recovery ⇢ UNI EN 22313
  • Requirements for woven fabrics for curtains ⇢ UNI 11110
  • Requirements of Stretch knitted fabric for swimwear ⇢ UNI 11054
  • Requirements for upholstery fabrics ⇢ UNI EN 14465
  • NONWOVENS AND FABRICS COVERED WITH POLYMERIC MATERIALS
    • Nonwovens – Definition ⇢ UNI EN 29092
    • Nonwovens – Determination of bending length ⇢ UNI EN ISO 9073-7
    • Nonwovens – Determination of mass per unit area ⇢ UNI EN 29073-1
    • Nonwovens – Tear resistance ⇢ UNI EN ISO 9073-4
    • Nonwovens – Tensile strength and elongation ⇢ UNI EN 29073-3
    • Nonwovens – Absorption ⇢ UNI EN ISO 9073-6
    • Nonwovens – Air permeability ⇢ UNI 8279-3
    • Nonwovens – Tensile test (Grab method) ⇢ UNI 8279-4
    • Nonwovens – Puncture resistance by the ball method ⇢ UNI 8279-11
    • Nonwovens – Water absorption time (drop method) ⇢ UNI 8279-16
    • Nonwovens – Absorption capacity ⇢ ISO 11948-1
    • Nonwovens – Dimensional change by heat ⇢ UNI 8279-12
    • Nonwovens – Requirements for coatings ⇢ UNI 10714
    • Woven and non-woven fabrics – mass per area and mass per unit of length ⇢ UNI 5114a – Metodo III
    • Nonwovens – Resistance to water penetration at constant hydrostatic pressure ⇢ UNI 5123
    • Nonwovens – static stiffness (protruding strip method) ⇢ UNI 10138
    • Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics – percentage elongation under load ⇢ UNI 4818-7
    • Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics – residual deformation under constant elongation ⇢ UNI 4818-8
    • Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics – stitch resistance ⇢ UNI 4818-5
    • Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics – determination of the resistance to the hot plate ⇢ UNI 4818-27
    • Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics – resistance to repeated flexing. Bally method ⇢ UNI 4818-13
    • Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics – colour fastness of the coating to rubbing ⇢ UNI 4818-20
    • Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics – determination of the resistance to stitching ⇢ UNI 4818-11
    • Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics – resistance to immersion in acetone ⇢ UNI 4818-16
    • Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics – tearing strenght ⇢ UNI EN ISO 4674-1/-2
    • Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics – total mass unit of coating area and substrate ⇢ UNI EN ISO 2286-2
    • Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics – Abrasion resistance: Martindale method ⇢ UNI EN ISO 5470-2
    • Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics – coating abrasion resistance Martindale method / metal ball plate ⇢ UNI EN ISO 17076-2MOD
    • Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics – Resistance to water penetration – Low pressure method ⇢ UNI EN 1734
    • Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics – Accelerated ageing tests – effect of light or weathering ⇢ UNI EN 12280-2
    • Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics – Determination of coating adhesion ⇢ UNI EN ISO 2411
    • Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics – Accelerated ageing tests – Environmental ageing ⇢ UNI EN 12280-3
    • Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics – Accelerated ageing tests – Heat ageing ⇢ UNI EN 12280-1
    • Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics – Determination of tear strength: Trapezoidal method ⇢ UNI EN 1875-3
    • Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics – tensile strength and elongation at break ⇢ UNI EN ISO 1421
    • Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics for water-resistant clothing- repeated flexing ⇢ ISO 8096
    • Textile floor coverings – tearing force of the bows ⇢ UNI 8014-14
    • Textile floor coverings – mass/area of the entire layer of use ⇢ UNI 8014-3
    • Textile floor coverings – mass/area of the useful part of the layer of use ⇢ UNI 8014-4
    • Textile floor coverings – number of bows per unit of length and unit of area ⇢ UNI 8014-13
    • Machine-made textile floor coverings – determination of the total area mass ⇢ UNI 8014-2
    • Machine made textile floor coverings – determination of the total thickness ⇢ UNI 8014-5
    FIBERS AND YARNS
  • a Diameter of wool fibers by the projection microscope method ⇢ UNI 5423a
  • Average diameter of animal fibers – OFDA ⇢ IWTO 47
  • Crimping frequency on synthetic fiber ⇢ ASTM D 3937
  • Average length of wool fibers ⇢ IWTO 17
  • Determination of the length of the fibers ⇢ UNI 5751
  • Average length of wool fibers (Al-Meter) ⇢ IWTO 5
  • Degree of polymerization DP of cellulosic fibers – Limit viscosity index with cupriethylenediamine (CED) ⇢ UNI 8282
  • Diameter of a synthetic fiber ⇢ RT004
  • Friction coefficient ⇢ ASTM D 3108
  • Regularity of a yarn (Uster) ⇢ USTER 4
  • Determination of the linear mass (mass per unit of length) with the skein method ⇢ UNI EN ISO 2060
  • Determination of yarn twist – direct counting method ⇢ UNI EN ISO 2061
  • Twisting in single yarns from discontinuous fibers: indirect method ⇢ UNI 9069
  • Breaking force and single wire elongation – constant increment dynamometer (CRE) ⇢ UNI EN ISO 2062
  • Dynamometric resistance of the yarn (tensile test) ⇢ RT010, UNI EN ISO 2062MOD
  • Synthetic or mixed sewing thread requirements ⇢ UNI EN 12590
  • ACCESSORIES
  • Metal accessories – tendency to oxidation – resistance to corrosion ⇢ ISO 22775
  • Small parts detachment force ⇢ EN 71-1
  • Zipper – verification of mechanical properties ⇢ NF G91-005, ASTM D 2061, UNI EN 16732
  • Determination of the characteristics of the touch and close fasteners ⇢ Metodo Interno
  • Impact resistance on buttons intended for sewing – normal and long-lasting buttons ⇢ ASTM D 5171
  • Plastics: tensile test ⇢ ASTM D 638, UNI 6065
  • COLOUR FASTNESS
    • Accessori metallici – tendenza all’ossidazione– resistenza alla corrosione ⇢ ISO 22775
    • Colour fastness to hypochlorite bleaching ⇢ UNI EN 20105 N01
    • Colour fastness to light – daylight ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 B01, AATCC TM 16
    • Colour fastness to artificial light – xenon arc lamp ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 B02 (escl.par. 8.3.6)aM&S C9, GB/T 8427
    • Colour fastness to artificial weather – xenon arc lamp ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 B04
    • Evaluation of photochromism ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 B05
    • Colour fastness and ageing to artificial light at high temperatures: Xenon arc fading lamp test ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 B06
    • Colour fastness to light of textiles wet with artificial sweat ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 B07, GB/T 14576
    • Colour fastness to domestic and commercial washing ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 C06a, GB/T 12490
    • Colour fastness to domestic and commercial washing (no phosphate – bleach activator) ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 C08
    • Colour fastness to washing with soap or soap and soda ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 C10, GB/T 3921
    • Colour fastness to dry cleaning ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 D01a, GB/T 5711
    • Colour fastness to rubbing: solvents ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 D02
    • Colour fastness to water ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 E01a,C6, GB/T 5713 a
    • Colour fastness to sea water ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 E02a, GB/T 5714
    • Colour fastness to chlorinated water (swimming pool water) ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 E03a, GB/T 8433
    • Colour fastness to perspiration ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 E04 a, AATCC TM 15, GB/T 3922a
    • Colour fastness to acids ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 E05a
    • Colour fastness to alkalis ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 E06a
    • Colour fastness to water drop ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 E07a
    • Colour fastness to vapor at atmospheric pressure ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 E11
    • Colour fastness to nitrogen oxides ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 G01
    • Measurement of the surface colour of a sample ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 J01a
    • Calculation of colour differences ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 J03a
    • Colour fastness to dry heat (excluding ironing) ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 P01
    • Colour fastness to organic solvents ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 X05a
    • Assessment of colour migration of textiles in polychloride vinyl coatings ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 X10
    • Colour fastness to ironing ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 X11
    • Colour fastness to rubbing ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 X12a, AATCC TM 8, GB/T 3920a
    • Evaluation of the phenolic yellowing potential of materials ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 X18
    • Migration of dyes and pigments ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 Z06
    • Colour fastness to sublimation during storage ⇢ DIN 54056
    • Colour fastness to washing with detergent ⇢ M&S C4A
    • Colour fastness to hand washing ⇢ UNI 10994
    • Colour fastness to saliva ⇢ GB/T 18886a
    • Treatments to restore colour fastness and pH neutrality (soaping agent, fixer, dispersant, acid / base) ⇢ RT008
    • Accelerated ageing of indigo-dyed textiles ⇢ AATCC TM 26 MOD
    • Accelerated ageing of sulfur-dyed textiles ⇢ AATCC TM 26
    SPECIAL SERVICES FOR SUSTAINABILITY

    MINIMUM ENVIRONMENTAL CRITERIA (CAM) OF TEXTILE PRODUCTS AND LEATHER ITEMS FOR THE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

    • Execution of analytical tests to verify the mandatory Technical Specifications: durability requirements and absence of dangerous chemicals
    • Issue of certificates of conformity to CAM
    • Consultancy for resolution of non-compliance with CAM

    DURABILITY OF THE GARMENTS: STUDY AND CERTIFICATION

    • Operational protocol for verifying the durability of clothing after repeated washing
    • Assignment of the RT-Care Durability Index

    RELEASE OF MICROPLASTICS IN DOMESTIC AND INDUSTRIAL WASHING

    • Standard operating protocol for the collection and quantification of microplastics released in domestic and industrial washing of synthetic and blended
    • Comparative studies on different technologies / solutions for reducing the release of microplastics
    SPECIAL SERVICES ON PROBLEMS

    DEFECTIVE STUDIES

  • Identification of the nature of stains and halos (softeners, silicones, dyes, oils …)
  • Problems of yellowing of whites in transport and storage
  • Problems of yellowing / degradation of denim / sulfur garments
  • Study of colour migrations towards textile (inserts) or polymeric (coatings / films) components
  • Fabric construction / appearance problems (lines, embossing, wrinkling, screwing)
  • NON-CONFORMITY RESOLUTION

  • Neutralization washes for pH restoration
  • Treatments to restore colour fastness
  • Treatments for dimensional stabilization
  • PROTECTIVE CLOTHING GENERAL REQUIREMENTS - UNI EN ISO 13688
  • Health and ergonomics ⇢ UNI EN ISO 13688 Par.4
  • Innocuousness ⇢ UNI EN ISO 13688 Par. 4.2
  • Carcinogenic aromatic amines ⇢ UNI EN ISO 14362-1/3
  • pH of aqueous extract ⇢ UNI EN ISO 307a
  • Nickel release ⇢ UNI EN 1811
  • Design, Comfort and Size ⇢ UNI EN ISO 13688 Par. 4.3, 4.4, 6
  • Durability ageing ⇢ UNI EN ISO 13688 Par. 5
  • Dimensional changes during washing and drying ⇢ UNI EN ISO 5077a
  • PROTECTIVE CLOTHING AGAINST COOL ENVIRONMENTS - UNI EN 14058
  • Innocuousness ⇢ UNI EN ISO 13688 Par. 4.2
  • Thermal resistance – Rct ⇢ UNI EN ISO 11092
  • Air permeability – AP ⇢ UNI EN ISO 9237a
  • Resistance to water penetration – WP ⇢ UNI EN ISO 811a
  • Water-vapour resistance under steady-state conditions (sweating guarded-hotplate test) – Ret ⇢ UNI EN ISO 11092
  • Tear resistance of the outer material ⇢ UNI EN ISO 4674-1
  • Bursting resistance of the outer material ⇢ UNI EN ISO 13938-2
  • GB 18401 CHINA - TESTING PACK

    Determination of the pH of the aqueous extract ⇢GB/T 7573a

  • Free and extractable formaldehyde content ⇢ GB/T 2912.1
  • Determination of particular aromatic amines derived from azo dyes ⇢ GBT 17592-1
  • Particular azo dyes that can release 4-aminoazobenzene ⇢ GB/T 23344
  • Colour fastness to domestic and commercial washing ⇢ GB/T 12490
  • Colour fastness to water ⇢ GB/T 5713a
  • Colour fastness to rubbing ⇢ GB/T 3920a
  • Colour fastness to perspiration ⇢ GB/T 3922a
  • Colour fastness to saliva ⇢ GB/T 18886a
  • Determination of odor ⇢ GB 18401
  • CAM TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS OF TEXTILE PRODUCTS - D.M. 30/06/2021

    DURABILITY TESTS

  • Dimensional changes in washing and drying after 3 washes ⇢ UNI EN ISO 5077a
  • Seam strength ⇢ UNI EN ISO 13935-2a, UNI EN ISO 13938-2
  • Resistance to tearing ⇢ UNI EN ISO 13937-1a, UNI EN ISO 13938
  • Colour fastness to washing ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 C06a
  • Colour fastness to dry cleaning ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 D01a
  • Colour fastness to perspiration ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 E04a
  • Colour fastness to rubbing ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 X12a
  • Colour fastness to light ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 B02a
  • CHEMICAL SAFETY TESTS

  • Carcinogenic aromatic amines ⇢ EN 14362-1/3
  • Carcinogenic dyes ⇢ DIN 54231
  • Allergenic dyes ⇢ DIN 54231
  • Halogenated flame retardants ⇢ EN 71-10/11
  • Formaldehyde ⇢ ISO 14184-1
  • Organostannic compound ⇢ ISO/TS 16179
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons ⇢ AFPS GS 2014
  • Phthalates ⇢ ISO 14389
  • Alkylphenols and ethoxylated alkylphenols ⇢ ISO/DIS 18254
  • Polyfluorinated and perfluorinated ⇢ CEN/TS 15968
  • Extractable metals ⇢ EN 16711-2
  • AGEING
  • Accelerated ageing in artificial light ⇢ UNI EN ISO 4892-2, ISO 105 B02
  • Accelerated ageing due to heat / humidity ⇢ UNI EN 12280-1, UNI EN 12280-3, ISO 1419
  • Ageing for repeated flexing ⇢ UNI EN ISO 7854
  • Accelerated ageing of indigo-dyed textiles ⇢ AATCC TM 26 MOD
  • Accelerated ageing of sulfur-dyed textiles ⇢ AATCC TM 26
  • Colour change by accelerated ageing ⇢ UNI EN ISO 17228
  • PHYSIOLOGICAL TESTS – COMFORT TESTS
  • Water vapor transmission rate ⇢ UNI 4818-26a
  • Water vapor transmission rate ⇢ JIS L 1099 A-2 B-1 B-2, ASTM E 96–B/ BW/D/ DW
  • Determination of resistance to water penetration – test under hydrostatic pressure (Water column) up to 50 meters ⇢ UNI EN ISO 811a
  • Air permeability of a fabric ⇢ UNI EN ISO 9237a, ASTM D 737
  • Determination of the resistance to surface wetting. Spray method ⇢ UNI EN ISO 4920a  GB/T 4745
  • Water repellency – method of water / alcohol solutions ⇢ AATCC TM 193
  • Stain repellency – resistance test to hydrocarbons ⇢ UNI EN ISO 14419a
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  • Test Method for Soil Release: Oily Stain Release ⇢ AATCC TM 130
  • Sun protection fabrics. UPF grade determination ⇢ AS/NSZ 4399, UNI EN 13758-1
  • Water-vapour resistance under steady-state conditions (sweating guarded-hotplate test) – Ret ⇢ UNI EN ISO 11092
  • Thermal resistance under steady-state conditions (sweating guarded-hotplate test) – Rct ⇢ UNI EN ISO 11092
  • COMMUNITY FACE COVERING, NON-SURGICAL FILTERING MASKS
  • Size and ease of wearing ⇢ CWA 17553:2020
  • Determination of air permeability (100 Pa) ⇢ UNI EN ISO 9237a
  • Filtration efficiency ⇢ EN 14683
  • Filtration efficiency after 5 washes 6N (UNI EN ISO 6330) ⇢ EN 14683
  • Labeling and Packaging ⇢ CWA 17553:2020
  • FLAMMABILITY TESTS
  • Declaration of the exemption for the flammability test of clothing fabrics ⇢ 16CFR 1610.1(d)
  • Reaction to fire – protective gloves ⇢ UNI EN 407
  • Determination of the combustion behavior of materials inside vehicles ⇢ UNI ISO 3795
  • Reaction to fire of the products to the action of an ignition flame in the presence of radiant heat ⇢ UNI 9174
  • Small flame fire resistance ⇢ FAR 25.853
  • Reaction to fire of upholstered items subjected to the action of a small flame ⇢ UNI 9175
  • Cigarette test – California ⇢ Technical Bullettin TB 117
  • TEXTILES: CHEMICAL AND ECOTOXICOLOGICAL ANALYSIS
  • Substances extractable with organic solvents ⇢ UNI 9273a
  • Determination of aromatic amines derived from azo dyes ⇢ UNI EN 14362-1/ UNI EN 14362-3
  • Determination of the pH of the aqueous extract ⇢ UNI EN ISO 3071a
  • Determination of free and hydrolyzed formaldehyde ⇢ UNI EN ISO 14184-1
  • Determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) ⇢ AFPS GS 2019:01 PAK
  • Determination of halogenated carriers ⇢ EN 17137/DIN 54232
  • Determination of C10-C13 short-chain (SCCP) and C14-C17 medium-chain (MCCP) chloroparaffins ⇢ EN ISO 18219
  • Determination of dimethyl fumarate ⇢ ISO/TS 16186
  • Determination of organotin compounds ⇢ ISO/TS 16179
  • Determination of the content of phthalates ⇢ UNI EN ISO 14389
  • Determination of perfluorinated compounds (PFOS – PFOA) ⇢ ISO/TS 15968
  • Determination of ethoxylated alkylphenols ⇢ UNI EN ISO 18254-1
  • Determination of alkylphenols ⇢ ISO 21084
  • Determination of allergenic disperse dyes ⇢ DIN 54231
  • Determination of carcinogenic dyes ⇢ DIN 54231
  • Determination of quinoline ⇢ DIN 54231
  • Determination of chlorophenols ⇢ UNI 11057
  • Determination of halogenated and brominated flame retardants ⇢ ISO 17881-1/ISO 17881-2
  • Determination of nickel release from articles intended to come into direct and prolonged contact with the skin ⇢ UNI EN 1811
  • Wear and corrosion simulation for nickel release determination ⇢ UNI EN 12472
  • Determination of total metals ⇢ UNI EN 16711-1
  • Determination of extractable metals by acid solution of artificial sweat ⇢ UNI EN 16711-2
  • Chromium VI and compounds ⇢ DIN 38405-24
  • LEATHER - PHYSICAL TESTS
    • Identification of the type of leather ⇢ UNI EN ISO 17131
    • Determination of the thickness ⇢ UNI EN ISO 2589
    • Determination of the surface coating thickness ⇢ UNI EN ISO 17186
    • Determination of the apparent density ⇢ UNI EN ISO 2420
    • Test for the adhesion of the surface coating ⇢ UNI EN ISO 11644, IUF 470
    • Determination of tensile strength and percentage elongation ⇢ UNI EN ISO 3376
    • Determination of the tear load – Part 1: Single edge tear ⇢ UNI EN ISO 3377-1
    • Determination of the tear load – Part 2: double edge tear ⇢ UNI EN ISO 3377-2
    • Determination of the seam resistance of light leathers ⇢ UNI 10606
    • Determination of flex resistance — Part 1: Flexometer method (dry/wet) ⇢ UNI EN ISO 5402-1a, DIN 53351, IUP 20
    • Abrasion resistance of leather ⇢ UNI EN ISO 20344
    • Determination of dimensional stability ⇢ UNI 8481
    • Average surface contraction after immersion in boiling water ⇢ UNI 8435
    • Water resistance of light leather: Repeated linear compression (penetrometer) ⇢ UNI EN ISO 5403-1, IUP 10
    • Determination of the tensile strength of the grain of a leather – Marble method ⇢ UNI 11308, UNI ISO 3379
    • Determination of the heat resistance of coated leather ⇢ UNI EN ISO 17232-A
    • Determination of resistance to surface wetting. Spray method ⇢ UNI EN ISO 4920
    • Water repellency – method of water / alcohol solutions ⇢ AATCC TM 193
    • Determination of the water repellency of leather for clothing ⇢ UNI EN ISO 17231
    • Stain repellecy – resistance test to hydrocarbons ⇢ UNI EN ISO 14419
    • Footwear – abrasion resistance with the Martindale method ⇢ UNI EN 13520
    • Protective gloves against mechanical risks (Martindale) ⇢ UNI EN 388 m6.1
    • Abrasion resistance – Part 2: Martindale method with metal ball plate ⇢ UNI EN ISO 17076-2
    • Determination of abrasion resistance – Part 1: Taber method ⇢ UNI EN ISO 17076-1
    • Paint products. Determination of abrasion resistance with Taber device ⇢ UNI 10559 ASTM D 3884
    • Colour change by accelerated ageing – temperature ⇢ UNI EN ISO 17228
    • Colour change by accelerated ageing – tropical climate ⇢ UNI EN ISO 17228
    LEATHER – COLOUR FASTNESS
  • Colour fastness to artificial light: Test with xenon arc lamp ⇢ UNI EN ISO 105 B02
  • Supports coated with polymeric materials. Colour fastness of the coating to rubbing ⇢ UNI 4818-20
  • Colour fastness to dry and wet rubbing / sweat / specific products ⇢ UNI EN ISO 11640a
  • Colour fastness of dyed leather when buffed ⇢ IUF 454
  • Colour fastness to hot ironing ⇢ IUF 458
  • Colour fastness to perspiration ⇢ UNI EN ISO 11641
  • Colour fastness to water ⇢ UNI EN ISO 11642
  • Colour fastness of small samples to solvents ⇢ UNI EN ISO 11643
  • Colour fastness to the drop of water ⇢ UNI EN ISO 15700
  • Colour fastness to migration into PVC ⇢ UNI EN ISO 15701, IUF 442
  • Colour fastness to machine washing ⇢ UNI EN ISO 15702
  • Colour fastness to delicate washing ⇢ UNI EN ISO 15703
  • Colour fastness to saliva ⇢ UNI EN ISO 2070
  • LEATHER - CHEMICAL TESTS
    • Determination of the chromium VI content ⇢ UNI EN ISO 17075
    • Determination of pH ⇢ UNI EN ISO 4045a
    • Determination of the formaldehyde content ⇢ UNI EN ISO 17226-2
    • Determination of particular azo dyes in dyed leathers ⇢ UNI EN ISO 17234-1/ UNI EN ISO 17234-2
    • Preservative content (TCMTB, PCMC, OPP, OIT) in leather ⇢ UNI EN ISO 13365-1
    • Determination of ethoxylated alkylphenols ⇢ ISO 18218-1
    • Determination of chlorophenols ⇢ ISO 17070
    • Determination of the total metal content ⇢ EN ISO 17072-2
    • Determination of the content of extractable metals ⇢ EN ISO 17072-1