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Gain consumer confidence, minimize risk, and protect your retail brand with independent product testing

Product Testing for Retailers

Help ensure the products you sell meet your safety and quality standards

Did You Know?

  • False or misleading product declarations by a retailer could lead to heavy repercussions, hefty fines, or legal action.
  • In the U.S., the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) mandates that retailers have a legal obligation to report a product that may pose a substantial risk or cause injury.

As a retailer, your bottom line depends on protecting your reputation and selling products that keep your consumers coming back. But what can you do to help verify the safety and quality of the products you sell or are considering stocking on your shelves?

CSA Group offers third-party, independent verification, inspection and testing for a range of retail products, so you can make informed decisions that help keep your customers happy.

Top reasons to put your confidence in CSA Group for all your retail testing services:

  • Meet today’s consumer demands: Your customers depend on you to offer products that perform as advertised and meet safety requirements, and independent testing helps you verify that you meet those expectations
  • Benefit from deep testing capabilities: Our robust product expertise and state-of-the-art laboratories means we can satisfy even the most demanding testing needs
  • Simplify with a one-stop testing provider: We test a wide variety of products and commonly evaluate popular products like tools, household electronics, lighting, batteries, audio/visual (A/V) equipment, personal protective equipment (PPE), and more.
  • Help ensure compliance and quality: We provide performance and environmental testing and claim verification services to standards, regulations, and proprietary testing protocols for both product and packaging. We can also offer chemical testing to support your analytical needs.


Aside from effective product testing for retailers, CSA Group offers end-to-end solutions that meet many product certification, inspection, and evaluations needs



Transform your innovations into quality products that meet critical requirements with our expert testing services.



Launch new products and boost customer confidence in North America and beyond with our global certification services.

Marks & Labels

Marks & Labels

Get the marks you need to access and enter your target markets In North America with confidence.

Value-Added Services

Value-Added Services

Save time and gain efficiencies with access to our customer portal, online product listings, and more.

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