Wednesday 18 July 2018


A wide range of tests to ascertain the safety and quality of Home Textile products.

What products are classed as home textiles

Home textiles cover a wide variety of products around the home, anything that is made of fabric is classed as a home textile and is subject to stringent safety checks to ensure they comply with local legislation's. These include: Bedding, Curtains, Cushions, Rugs and bath mats, lamp shades, furniture upholstery and much more.....

Home textiles also need to withstand the wear and tear caused by day to day use. With the demand for high product quality continually increasing, textile testing is becoming a necessity for brands to ensure they are delivering quality products to their consumer. Testing ensures the standard of your products are of the highest quality and reduces consumer complaints and returns.

Home textile testing by Bureau Veritas CPS

Bureau Veritas CPS offer a wide range of tests for home furnishing products, which include bedding materials, cushions, pillows, padded blankets, and sheets. 

In fact any products where consumers have direct and prolonged contact with a product are required to be tested for international and/or national standards for safety and quality. As well as additional tests which ensure longevity and customer satisfaction, which include:

  • Colour fastness
  • Fibre composition and loss
  • Durability and tear
  • Stain resistance
  • Ultraviolet Protection
  • Tensile, seam and bursting strengths
  • Pilling
  • Flammability
You can find more information on all our other product testing here

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