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Our Hardlines Laboratories offer extensive testing services. We evaluate products to industry standards and government regulations. We offer customized services such as specification testing, comparison/benchmark testing and compliance testing. Our expertise covers a wide range of products from furniture, candles, toys, jewelry and hand tools to dinnerware and food preparation items.


  • Compliance with Government Regulatory Requirements
  • Compliance with Industry Standards
  • Compliance with Product Specifications
  • Compliance with Retailer Requirements
  • Comparison/Benchmark Testing
  • Verification of Special Claims

Our laboratories offer performance testing such as slip/skid resistance, choking hazards for children, work shoe steel toe protection, electrical hazards, and high heel impact and attachment strength.

Product Categories

  • Automotive
  • Bathroom Accessories
  • Building Supplies
  • Cosmetic Accessories
  • Crafts Domestics & Accessories
  • Fashion Accessories
  • Handbags & Accessories
  • Hardware
  • Health Care
  • Household Furnishings
  • Household Goods
  • Household Paper Goods
  • Housewares
  • Infants & Toddler Items
  • Jewelery Accessories
  • Lawn & Garden
  • Luggage
  • Novelty Items
  • Office/School Supplies
  • Paint & Sundries
  • Pet Supplies
  • Plumbing
  • Seasonal Items
  • Small Appliances/Electronics
  • Sporting Goods
  • Stationary
  • Toys & Juvenile Products

Testing Forms

Customers without CTL Online Application userids can use this form to get started with the hardlines testing process.

Hardlines Testing Application
Terms and Conditions

Luggage Testing

Luggage Testing

Testing: Luggage undergoes simulated use testing.

Electronics Testing

Electronics Testing

Testing: A technician tests an amplifier for electrical output ensuring it meets the product's stated claims.