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Relocation of part of ATL 1004 - Physical Laboratory from the Central Laboratories of Louky Zlín to the workplace in the Svit 113th building

Dear clients. As of 09.11.2020, part of ATL 1004 - Physical Laboratory was completely relocated from the central laboratories of Louky Zlín to the ITC workplace in the Svit 113th building, Zlín. The original telephone numbers will be valid until 31.12.2020. At the same time, new telephone numbers will be launched next week, which will be published on the ITC website in the Contacts section. Now please contact specific employee of the physical testing laboratory by e-mail, mobile phone number, or you can contact Mrs. Jarmila Vyorálkova from the secretariat of the Physical Laboratory by phone +420 572 779 989 or e-mail jvyoralkova@itczlin.cz. Thank you for your understanding.

COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2020/1245 of 2nd September 2020 amending and correcting Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food entered into force on 23rd September 2020

This regulation has significantly changed the scope of evaluation of elements and primary aromatic amines and the way of evaluation of articles for repeated use – HERE you can find more information. ITC labs are already prepared to test and evaluate the articles according to new rules.


Mrs. Sarka Kopeckova, skopeckova@itczlin.cz,
tel: +420 577 601 705

Mr. Daniel Vit, dvit@itczlin.cz,
tel. +420 577 601 704


new ICP spectrometer in ITC labs

Analytical laboratory has recently purchased new ICP spectrometer Agilent 5800. The spectrometer is intended for determination of elements in water solutions, leachates and mineralisates. It is used mainly for evaluation of food-contact materials, products for children, material analysis of plastics, rubbers and metals. Spectrometer can be also used for determination of elements, which are limited in electro-products by RoHS 3 directive. High sensitivity enable evaluation of products according to many national and European legislations.  


In autumn 2019 our laboratory of analytical chemistry purchased gas chromatograph Shimadzu GCMS QP 2020 NX with mass spectromecter and flame ionization detector, which is used for analysis of emission of organic substances (VOC) mainly for automotive materials.

Determination of VOC by this method meets the requirements:
- VW 50180 (CLP classification of VOC emission in accordance with Regulation (EC) 1272/2008 included)
- PV 3341
- VDA 277
- VCS 1027,2759

Laboratory is on the List of accepted service laboratories by the VW Group for test according to PV 3341!

Contact: Jitka Bakalová | +420577601453 | jbakalova@itczlin.cz

Trade Fair AMPER 2020 - cancellation

Dear business friends, unfortunately, we have to inform you that the Fair Amper 2020 is cancelled due to the spreading disease COVID-19. For the fair administration is protecting the health of all involved an absolute priority. However, they would not be able to ensure this in the event of the fair being held at the original date, in particular by the inability to prevent the entry of persons at risk. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Personal Protective Equipment


Placing of personal protective equipment on the EU market cannot do without very thorough laboratory testing that verifies the degree of protection of the respective product or material against the declared risks. ITC offers a wide range of tests according to harmonized standards, which are used as underlying criteria to assess compliance with the requirements of the European Directive 89/686/EEC and of the Government Regulation No. 21/2003 Coll. laying down technical requirements for personal protective equipment.


Manual for clients



PPE for head protection
  • Safety helmets for sports activities
    • Cycling
    • Canoeing
    • Skate boarding
    • Downhill skiing
    • Ice-hockey
  • Industrial protective helmets against falling objects
  • Fire-fighting helmets
  • Field of vision test
  • Strength of the head insert
  • Head insert fastening efficiency
  • Impact and rupture resistance
  • Mechanical deformation resistance
  • Radiation heat resistance
  • Flame resistance
  • Electrical insulation resistance
  • Radiation heat resistance
  • Artificial weathering resistance (xenon discharge lamp, increased temperature)


PPE for eye protection
  • Safety goggles with side arms
  • Enclosed safety goggles
  • Eye protection shields and welding face shields
  • Protective helmets

  • Against:
  • Mechanical impact
  • Optical radiation (ultraviolet, infrared, welding)
  • Molten metals
  • Liquid (chemicals) drops and sprays
  • Dust
  • Spherical effect, astigmatism, prism effect
  • Transmission factor
  • Diffusion of light
  • Minimum and increased eye-piece strength
  • Artificial weathering resistance (xenon discharge lamp, increased temperature)
  • Corrosion and ignition resistance
  • Resistance to fast moving particles
  • Liquid spray resistance


PPE for body protection
  • Protective clothing against:
    • Mechanical risks
    • Excessive soiling
    • Thermal risks (welders, fire fighters, persons working in the heat industry)
    • Low voltage
    • Cold
    • Adverse weather conditions
    • Chemical risks
  • Highly visible warning clothing
  • Protective clothing with electrostatic properties
  • Size check
  • Ergonomic properties
  • Size changes upon maintenance (washing, dry cleaning, tumble drying, ironing)
  • Strength properties (tensile strength, cutting, perforation)
  • Wear and tear resistance (abrasion, recurrent bending, recurrent compression and twisting)
  • Physiological properties (vapour permeability, air permeability)
  • Fire performance (flame spread, ignition resistance, heat penetration)
  • Resistance to molten metals
  • Resistance to liquid penetration (due to water pressure, penetration and permeation of chemicals)
  • Surface and throughput electrical resistance
  • Resistance to dielectric breakdown
  • Heat permeability
  • Retro-reflection of highly visible materials
  • Colorimetry
  • Colour fastness (in abrasion, sweat, water, washing, dry cleaning, UV radiation, etc.)


PPE for hand protection
  • Protective gloves against:
    • Mechanical risks
    • Thermal risks (welders, fire fighters, personsworking in the heat industry)
    • Cold
    • Chemical risks
  • Protective gloves with electrostatic properties
  • Anti-vibration protective gloves
  • Highly visible protective gloves
  • Size check
  • Ergonomic properties
  • Grasping ability
  • Physiological properties (water vapour permeability, water permeability, air permeability)
  • Resistance to abrasion, cutting, further tear, perforation
  • Surface and throughput electrical resistance
  • Vibration resistance
  • Fire performance (combustion behaviour, penetration of contact, convection and radiation heat)
  • Resistance to molten metal splashing
  • Resistance to liquid penetration (due to water pressure, penetration and permeation of chemicals)
  • Retro-reflection of highly visible materials
  • Colorimetry
  • Colour fastness (in abrasion, sweat, water, washing, dry cleaning, UV radiation, etc)


PPE for leg and foot protection
  • Work footwear
  • Safety footwear
  • Protective safety footwear
  • Checking of design parameters (upper, outer sole, toe box, inner sole, tongue, shoe liner)
  • Impact and compression resistance
  • Strength properties (tensile strength, further tear, perforation, colour coherence)
  • Wear and tear resistance (abrasion, recurrent bending)
  • Physiological properties (water vapour and water permeability)
  • Contact heat penetration
  • Heat resistance
  • Chemical and corrosion resistance
  • Through-put electrical resistance



Person Phone e-mail
Ing. Marie Ordeltova
protection of hands and legs
+420 577 523 657 mordeltovaPostaitczlin.cz
Mgr. Dlabaja Roman
protection of head and eyes
+420 572 779 904 tubesPostaitczlin.cz
Ing. Irena Latalova
protection of body
+420 577 601 268 ilatalovaPostaitczlin.cz

Post address:
Institute for Testing and Certification, Inc.
Laboratory for footwear and personal protective equipments  (shoes, gloves)
Areál Svit, 34. budova, Vavrečkova 5657  
762 17 Zlin, Czech Republic

Institute for Testing and Certification, Inc.
Testing Division (clothings, goggles, helmets)
trida Tomase Bati 299, Louky, 763 02 Zlin
Czech Republic

The person responsible for accuracy of data: Ing. Marie Ordeltova

Updated: 8.1.2021
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