Accreditation and Approval

Test Laboratories

The German national accreditation body DAkkS confirms that the test laboratories of the Test and Research Institute Pirmasens (Prüf- und Forschungsinstitut Pirmasens e.V.) are competent according to  DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025:2018   to conduct tests in the following areas:

  • Chemical, physical, and mechanical-technological tests on consumer goods, footwear, materials consisting of leather, plastics, textiles, and toys
  • Mechanical examination of eyewear
  • Tests on Personal Protective, Equipment
  • Microbiological tests on consumer goods, leather, textiles, plastics, and other materials for antimicrobial properties and selected procedures for microbiological studies on consumer goods, articles of furniture, leather, and textiles
  • Physical and chemical studies on water, waste water, sludges, biomass, fermenter contents, digestates, biowastes, wastes, and soils


Certification Body

The German national accreditation body DAkkS confirms that the certification body of the Test and Research Institute Pirmasens (Prüf- und Forschungsinstitut Pirmasens e.V.) is competent according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17021-1:2015  to carry out certification of management systems in the following areas:


The German national accreditation body DAkkS confirms that the certification body of the Test and Research Institute Pirmasens (Prüf- und Forschungsinstitut Pirmasens e.V.) is competent according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17065:2013­ to carry out certification of products, processes and services in the following areas:


The Central Office of the Federal States for Safety Engineering (ZLS) confirms that the Test and Research Institute Pirmasens (Prüf- und Forschungsinstitut Pirmasens e.V.) is duly authorised to

Inspection Body

The German accreditation body  DAkkS confirms that the inspection body of the Test and Research Institute Pirmasens (Prüf- und Forschungsinstitut Pirmasens e.V.) is competent as a Type A inspection body according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17020:2012 to perform inspections in in the following areas:

  • Materials testing – Post-shipment inspection of leather and plastic products
 
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