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In today’s market, there are a wide range of pet supplies, ranging from toys to food. As pets are becoming increasingly humanised, premium pet food, exquisite treats and stylish care and training products are highly sought after in many of the developed markets where pets are considered part of the family.

In light of the trend of pet humanization, pet owners are more conscious about the safety, healthiness and functionality of the items they buy for their loved pets. As pet owners are spending more time caring for the well-being of their pets, the safeness and user-friendliness of pet care products has also become more relevant.

Some of the more common physical and chemical tests (as listed below) had been implemented to ensure all users, pets and humans, are not harmed by any potential risks.

test item (physical)test method
Sharp Point / Sharp Edge Reference to ASTM F963 or EN 71 or AS/NZS ISO 8124
Torque Test
Tension Test
Bite Test Reference to 16 CFR 1500.52
Cross Cut Test ASTM D3359 (MOD) or ISO 2409 (MOD)
Tensile Test SGS In-House Method
Water Leakage
Stain Resistance Test
Static Load Test
Water Absorption Test
test item (chemical)test method
Lead in Surface Coating CPSC-CH-E1003-09 / EPA 3050B
Lead in Substrate CPSC-CH-E1002-08.1 / CPSC-CH-E1001-08.1 / EPA 2050B
Soluble Heavy Metal Content ASTM F963-11
Phthalate CPSC-CH-C1001-09.3 / ASTM D 3421-75
Cadmium EN 1122
Migration Of Certain Elements EN 71 Part 3
Azo Dye EN 14362-1:2012 / GB 17592:2006
For further information, please contact:

Mr. Kenji NG
t: + 852 2334 4481 ext. 1209 

Mr. Ronald TSE
t: +852 2334 4481 ext. 1813

Mr. Toby LEE
t: +852 2334 4481 ext. 1805

Get a Copy in PDF version: Higher Living Standards for Pets - Pet Toys & Supplies

About SGS

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 75,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,500 offices and laboratories around the world.