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Physical Packing Materials Test Package

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Service Scope

ISTA certification is one of the most well-known and implemented international parameters for the regulation of goods transportation. It consists of a series of tests that aim to establish quality standards with the purpose of guaranteeing safety during the distribution cycle.  

Obtaining the ISTA certification means that a company can provide visible proof  (in the form of a label) showing that its product +  packaging systems have undergone a series of tests to determine their ability to endure a normal distribution cycle . 

SGS can offer physical and performance package testing with analytical and research services combined with the knowledge and test equipment necessary to properly test your package with ISTA shipping standards .

TAPPI standards are testing procedures and related practices used in the measurement, evaluation, and description of pulp, paper, and related products, including raw materials used in their manufacture, use, or in scientific investigations of any such substances. 

The test will be conducted in compliance with the following standards based on selection 

  • SAME standard  
  • Performance test on carton box (TAPPI) 
    1. Bursting strength 
    2. Moisture content 
    3. Smoothness 
    4. Edgewise compressive strength 
    5. Tearing strength of paper 

Test Plan

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

Turnaround Time (working days)
5-7  Days

Test Description

There are specific standards required to be tested for the compliance of the US and EU markets.

Standard / RegulationContent  
SAME standardPhysical and performance package testing with the purpose of guaranteeing safety during the distribution cycle. Testing shall apply on the transiting status. That means the testing will be conducted on the carton box together with the products packed inside. 
Performance test on carton box (TAPPI)

Test on carton box for analyzing the performance of the carton paper which includes the test items below 

  • Bursting strength 
  • Moisture content 
  • Smoothness 
  • Edgewise compressive strength 
  • Tearing strength of paper

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

Strengths & benefits

Regulatory Experts
Ensure your product compliance to 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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