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Performance Testing for Consumer Products

Leveraging UL’s performance testing services, you can communicate safety, quality and durability through your product’s performance claims.

Performance Testing for Consumer Products

Performance testing is intended to evaluate product quality and safety for consumer use. It can also help identify distinguishing characteristics that allow your products to stand out among the vast competition.

Together with our specialized and experienced experts, our state-of-the-art product performance testing laboratories worldwide can help you prepare your products for the rigorous marketplace through testing to national and international standards, as well as to your brand specifications.

Benefits of performance testing

Performance testing is one of the best ways to make sure your product stands out in the marketplace. It can help you ensure safety, quality and durability in your articles, as well as reduce recall risks. As a result, you can achieve greater consumer trust in your products and your brand.

There are many consumer product categories that can benefit from product performance testing, including but not limited to:



Food Contact


Food contact

Pet Products  

Pet products

Juvenile Products


Juvenile products

Personal Care and Beauty  

Personal care and beauty

Textile, apparel and footwear


Textile, apparel and footwear

Packaging Materials  

Packaging materials

Premiums and promotional products


Premiums and promotional products

Private Label  

Private label

General merchandise


General merchandise

Household cleaning products  

Household cleaning products





Performance testing labs

To find a lab nearest you for performance testing services, please contact us at one of our global locations.

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Why UL

Our state-of-the-art product performance testing laboratories worldwide will help you boost your consumers’ confidence in your products and in your brand.  With UL as your independent, third-party testing provider, we can help confirm your product’s performance claims.

UL’s performance testing services include:

  • Mechanical stress testing
  • Benchmarking
  • Failure analysis
  • Aging and life cycle testing
  • Testing of materials and finished products

UL’s experts can help you comply with regional and international standards and regulations, industry standards, as well as your brand specifications and requirements.

For more information on UL’s performance testing capabilities, please contact us today.

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