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Umbrella Test Package



Umbrella Test Package

Service Scope

In general, there is not much mandatory testing for umbrellas but chemical testing only. However, the quality range is board and many of the umbrellas with poor performance are broken in different situations such as under strong wind. Therefore, SGS has designed a series of performance testing to secure the quality of your product. 

Here are the related Chemical mandatory testing for compliance. The test will be conducted in compliance with the following standards 

  • EU REACH Regulation 
    • Cadmium  
    • SCCP   
    • Organotin   
    • Phthalates 
    • Perspective  
    • Azo Dye  
    • Dimethyl Fumarate (DMFu)  
  • US Regulation 
    • Lead  
    • Cadmium 
    • Prop 65 Court case

In addition, the following tests will be required as minimum requirements. 

  • Resistance  to  Corrosion  (Applicable to outdoor use items with metal part)  
  • Resistance  to  Corrosion  (Upon requested for indoor use items with metal part)  
  • Colorfastness to Light 
  • Colorfastness  to Water   

Advanced quality performance is suggested to show the high performance of the umbrellas which can benchmark against the general market.  

  • Cyclic Durability of Rotating / Moving Components  
  • Rib Strength
  • Handle Strength  
  • Wind-Resistance Test  
  • Water Penetration by WIRA Shower  
  • Effects of Humidity  

Test Plan

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

Turnaround Time (working days)
7 – 9 Days 

Test Description

Here are the testing SGS recommended for chemical regulatory compliance and performance testing

Standard / Regulation Content 
EU REACH Regulation Major chemical related regulation in the market according to EU regulation 
Prop 65 Court Case (US California) Chemical testing according to US California Proposition 65. Specific court case will be selected.  
Resistance  to Corrosion  To determine the corrosion under a high temperature and humidity condition 
Colorfastness to Light / Water  To determine the color changes after an exposure to light and water individually 
Cyclic Durability of Rotating / Moving Components  Rib Strength  Handle Strength  Wind-resistance Test  Water penetration by WIRA Shower  Effects of Humidity A series of testing to show the quality of the umbrella based on its functionality and mechanical strength 

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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