Laboratory of hygiene properties
The Laboratory of hygiene properties is a department of the Accredited Testing Laboratory No. 1004 that specialises in analysing the health safety of products and materials. Many year's experience, cooperation with Státní zdravotní ústav (National Institute of Public Health) in Prague, an active operation in legislative and standardization areas of articles of common use made possible for the laboratory to obtain authorization of Ministry of Health for examination of safety of the products intended to come into contact with foodstuffs and meals.
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ASSESSMENT OF PRODUCTS UNDER AUTHORISATION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH ACT NO. 258/2000 Coll.
- The laboratory is authorised in accordance with § 83c of Act No.258/2000 Coll., on the protection of public health, as amended, for the following authorisation sets:
- Set D3 - Sampling and examination of the health safety of products that come into contact with food and alimentary products
ASSESSMENT OF PRODUCTS AND MATERIALS IN CONTACT WITH FOODSTUFFS
The laboratory examines health safety of products intended for contact with foodstuffs in accordance with the requirements of § 25 of Act No. 258/2000 Coll., on the protection of public health, as amended, and the implementing regulation of the Ministry of Health No.38/2001 Coll., on the health requirements for products intended for contact with foodstuffs and food. The test results can be used with complete validity as a base for issue of a health and safety declaration.
The laboratory provides comprehensive laboratory services demonstrating conformity of properties of materials and products intended for a contact with foodstuffs with effective Czech Republic's and EU legislation (particularly with the Regulation /EU/ No. 1935/2004, Commission Regulation /EU/ No. 10/2011 and EU Council Directive 84/500/EEC), on the basis of which a Declaration of Conformity can be issued and the product placed on market.
The comprehensive assessment includes migration tests, material composition analyses and sensoric tests. For details see "PRODUCTS - PRODUCTS INTENDED FOR CONTACT WITH FOODSTUFFS (FOOD-CONTACT).
ASSESSMENT OF PRODUCTS AND MATERIALS IN CONTACT WITH WATER
The laboratory examines health safety of products intended for contact with water according to requirements of Ministry of Health's Decree 409/2005, Collection of Laws, on hygienic requirements for products in direct contact with water and for water treatment. The test results can be used with complete validity as a base for issue of a health and safety declaration.
ASSESSMENT OF PRODUCTS FOR CHILDREN UNDER THREE YEARS OF AGE
The laboratory examines the health safety of products for children under 3 years of age, in accordance with the requirements of § 25 of Act No. 258/2000 Coll., on the protection of public health, as amended, and the implementing regulation of the Ministry of Health No. 84/2001 Coll., on the health requirements for toys and products for children under 3 years of age. Test results are fully usable as the basis for a declaration of conformity of products also subject at the same time to Act No. 22/1997 Coll., as amended.
ASSESSMENT OF THE HEALTH SAFETY OF SPECIFIED PRODUCTS
- Assessment of the health safety of specified products in accordance with EU directives, government regulations, harmonised or required standards and technical manuals.
- Building products
- Medical devices
- Personal protective equipment
- Electric appliances
- Pressure vessels
ASSESSMENT OF THE HEALTH SAFETY OF FURNITURE AND HOME ACCESSORIES
Assessment of the health safety of wooden, particle board, plastic, rubber, metal and textile furniture materials in terms of their content of formaldehyde, content of heavy metals, primary aromatic amines, selected pesticides and possibly other undesirable substances at the client's request.
Ing. Vera Vilimkova
Institute for Testing and Certification, Inc.
Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry and Microbiology
trida Tomase Bati 299, Louky, 763 02 Zlin