Why Test With Us?
Testing provides reassurance to you and your customers, not only for meeting mandatory safety requirements, but as insight into performance and durability of product(s) when in use. Testing helps identify any issues prior to products going on sale, reducing returns and customer complaints.
With this in mind, there's numerous reasons why we're the test house of choice.
FIRA International is accredited to 'ISO/IEC 17025:2017 General Requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories' by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS), ensuring that tests are carried out to the highest standards.
Scope of testing
The breadth of testing our experts undertake include all the main British, European and American standards, and many clients use our expertise to devise bespoke tests. Products we test to include all types of domestic and non-domestic furniture and related products.
'Tested by FIRA' logo
Clients who have their product(s) tested by FIRA International can request the use of our 'Tested by FIRA' to use against the product(s). This sends a strong message to consumers and customers.
E-TIC Hub - our testing portal
E-TIC HUB, our portal which simplifies how clients work with us, putting them in control of their testing. It enables clients 24/7 access to see exactly where their product is in the testing lifecycle, from conditioning stage to completion, with test reports available at the click of a button.
Our experts test to all the main standards British, European and American standards for all types of domestic and contract furniture.
'Tested by FIRA International' Logo
Companies who have their product tested by FIRA International can request to use the logo against that product
Enabling our testing clients 24/7 access to see exactly where their product is in the testing lifecycle, from conditioning stage to completion, with test reports available at the click of a button
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