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Through its network of laboratories, UL-STR offers teams of professionals who are dedicated to the support of furniture manufacturers, suppliers and retailers.
UL-STR's experience in this field is extensive, with furniture experts providing clients with in-depth support, tailored to suit their specific requirements, both with children's and adult furniture.
Products tested by UL-STR include:
- Indoor tables and chairs
- Outdoor tables and chairs
- Storage furniture
- Office furniture
- Beds and mattresses
- Cots and cot beds
- Upholstered furniture (for flammability)
In addition to testing products to European (EN & BS) and American (BIFMA & ASTM) standards, we recognise the importance of assessing products for other critical factors that must be taken into account when designing and sourcing furniture ranges.
- General furniture performance
- Load and overload capacity
- Lead content in surface coatings
- Stability claims
- Liability claims
UL-STR understands the risk associated with the supply of furniture and has developed a broad range of services that minimises this risk and offers you the confidence you need when sourcing furniture products.
The key services are:
- Product testing
- Factory capability and social/ethical compliance auditing
- Product inspections
- Consultancy (pre and post development)