Why should I choose a type tested product?

To ensure that the product of your choice fulfills the international requirement. Just a statement from the manufacturer is no guarantee that the products fulfills the requirements. Only impartial and traceable test can demonstrate this.

Why should I perform tests at an accredited laboratory?

To ensure that the tests have been made according to international requirements and that the received test report is recognised almost all over the world.

To ensure that the same results should be obtained if the test would be repeated in any other accredited laboratory all over the world.

Why should I choose for an accredited report?

To ensure that the test have been made by an accredited laboratory using accredited methods and that at least one of the tests has been performed inside the field of accreditiation.

One other reason is to ensure that the results of the test report are internationally recognised.

How can I tell if a test report is an accredited report?

The difference between an accredited tets report and a test report can be detected by looking for the accreditation logo or text that states that the tests in the report has been performed by an accredited laboratory. The accreditation logo may only be used on accredited test reports.

An accredited report has to fulfill requirements of ISO 17025.

Is STRI independent?

The fact that STRI is accredited is a proof for our independence.
SWEDAC assesses the independence of laboratories and their competence to perform analysis, tests or calibration within clearly defined areas and using clearly specified methods.