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Metal Cookware Test Package



Metal Cookware Test Package

Service Scope

There is specific EU standard designed for metal kitchenware in physical testing – BS EN 12983-1. Apart from physical testing, EU chemical testing shall be complied with regulation (EU) No 10/2011 (EN 1186). 

In the US market, although there are no specific requirements for metal kitchenware, chemical testing according to U.S. FDA and CA Prop 65 shall be considered. 

The test will be conducted in compliance with the following standards   

  • EN 12983-1  
  • Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 (EN 1186) 
  • FDA  
  • Prop 65 Court Case (US California) Standard   

Test Plan

Sample Size 
It will be advised in order confirmation email upon purchase

Turnaround Time (working days)
9-11 Days 

Test Description

There are specific standards required to be tested for compliance in the US and EU markets. Therefore, the following tests will be included according to the US / EU market test package.  SGS also will perform different performance testing listed below. The testing is used to show to buyers/consumers how your product performs in different aspect of the performance.

Standard / Regulation  Content  
EN 12983-1  A Physical and mechanical standard for ensuring the performance of cookware according to EU standard  
Regulation (EU) No 10/2011 (EN 1186) Food contact material regulation in the market according to EU regulation 
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations (US) FDA registration is required for all facilities that manufacture, process, pack, or store food, beverages, or dietary supplements that may be consumed in the United States by humans or animals. Companies located outside the United States must designate a U.S. agent for FDA communications. 
Prop 65 court case (US California) Chemical testing according to US California Proposition 65. Specific court case will be selected.  

Only applicable test items will be conducted on selected product nature and destination market. Detailed test item list will be included in order confirmation email to upon order purchase. If the battery is included, additional battery requirements shall be arranged.

Strengths & benefits

Regulatory Experts
Ensure your product compliance with specific countries’ requirements

Global Network
Provide worldwide coverage and access to all key locations & markets

Order flow

1. Check Out

Confirm selections and fill in contact info

2. Arrange Payment

Pay by credit card or bank transfer offline​

3. Confirm Test Plan

Confirm test and product details

4. Send Sample

Send the sample with printed form

5. Receive Report

Receive our test report by email


Online Payment
  • Order acknowledgment email will be sent to you by system after successful payment
  • Order confirmation email with service details will be sent to you within 1 working day by our specialist
Offline Payment
  • We accept T/T bank transfer payment
  • Order acknowledgment email with bank details for payment will be sent to you by system after order submission
  • Please arrange payment and send payment receipt to our specialist by email
  • Order confirmation email with service details will be sent to you after payment verification by our specialist


You can add them to shopping cart and proceed to checkout for placing your order online. You will receive an order acknowledgment with order details after online order.

It is not necessary to create an account for online purchase, you can select Guest Checkout to place an order without an account.

However, creating an account offers additional benefits:

  • Your contact information will be saved securely for a faster checkout
  • Track your order status and history

If you place an order as a guest, please check our notifications at your email box. Please remember to check promotional and junk mail box if you can’t find it.

If you place an order as a member, please log in and check the status of your order under “Quote Request” or “Orders”.

SGS TIC Mall only accepts US$ for checkout.

You will receive a test application form, sample requirement and delivery details in confirmation email upon successful payment, please complete the form and send the required sample(s) to our competence center in Hong Kong.

Please contact your dedicated specialist to submit your request. It will be reviewed case by case depending on the order process.

No, you can’t cancel and refund the paid order unless there is a quality or service delivery issue.

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