FIRA International is accredited to BS EN ISO/IEC 17025:2017 by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS), ensuring that tests are carried out to the highest standards. The schedule of accreditation covers a comprehensive range for testing furniture and related products.
Our experts test to all the main British, European and American standards, and many clients use our expertise to devise bespoke tests.
We conduct testing which simulates real-life use and foreseeable misuse for all types of furniture and related products, including:
- Flammability and physical performance test
- Safety, strength and durability testing
- Performance tests
- Bespoke testing
- Development of new test methods
- Assessment of instructions and flat pack assembly
UKAS accredited flammability testing on all types of upholstery, fabrics, foams, feathers and fillings
Strength and stability testing for all types of seating, to ensure fitness for purpose
Table and Desk Testing
We test tables (including glass) and desks for safety, stability, strength and durability
Storage Furniture Testing
Our experts can test all types of storage furniture and components for safety, strength and durability
Kitchens must be fit for purpose, our tests replicate regular and even occasional misuse