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Companies that go beyond mandatory safety and standard compliance tests find their products enjoy greater market success. Producing a product that delivers best end user experience will help reinforce customer trust and help build your brand’s reputation. SGS offers a range of Fitness for Use (FFU) Services to help you assess a product’s performance in a realistic and professional manner.

kitchen appliances

Our FFU services cover a wide range of kitchen and cooking appliances, including: toasters, blenders, bread makers, electric ovens, etc.

    FFU tests include:

    • Function Testing
    • Handling Testing
    • Durability Testing
    • Regulatory Certification Review
    • Instruction Manual Check via FFU Methods

    What are the benefits?

    • Reliable Products
    • Easy Handling
    • High Customer Satisfaction
    • Increased Brand Confidence
    • Improvement of Chain Value

    Performance Standards Harmonized in SGS Test Protocols for Kitchen & Cooking Appliances:

    • IEC/EN 60350 electric cooking ranges, hobs, ovens and grills for household use - methods for measuring performance
    • IEC/EN 60530 methods for measuring performance of electric kettles and jugs for household and similar use
    • IEC/EN 60661 methods for measuring the performance of electric household coffee makers
    • IEC/EN 61309 deep-fat fryers for household use - methods for measuring the performance

    SGS FFU Services:

    • Safety
    • EMC
    • Chemical
    • Fitness For Use
    • Artwork

    Our association with Global Consumer Organizations

    • Germany: Stiftung Warentest
    • France: Que Choisir
    • UK: Which


    Independent and innovative, our Electrical & Electronics experts use state-of-the-art facilities and technology to deliver tailor made added value services that help improve your business. 


    For more information, please contact our Customer Service Team!

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