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With over 2,500 m² of state-of-the-art laboratories at the Taunusstein site, SGS offers exemplary testing services for the electrical and electronic (EE) industry in Germany and surrounding regions.

Established in 1848, the Taunusstein site has been testing products for over 171 years. Extensive investment at the site has allowed it to grow to a point where it now employs over 230 workers and operates eight laboratories, including two specializing in EE products.

The facilities are ISO/IEC 17025 accredited and it acts as an EU Notified Body (NB) for toys, and a Competence Center for Chemical Testing (restricted substances).

As an EE testing center, the Taunusstein facility focuses on:

  • Chemical testing, to EU regulations including RoHS & REACH, testing to US California Prop 65 and battery testing
  • Food contact material (FCM) testing, to national and international requirements including LFGB and 10/2011
  • Material composition testing
  • Material identification

In addition to general EE consumer products, the site also has a particular focus on testing batteries, lamps and luminaires.

For the wider consumer product market, the site also offers a wide range of testing solutions for:

  • Textiles, garments and footwear
  • Toys and children’s products
  • Housewares and consumer goods
  • Furniture
  • Sport and leisure equipment
  • Cosmetics, personal care and household

SGS Electronic Testing Services

SGS helps companies deliver well-designed, functional, durable and safe products to their customers. They have the electrical and electronic industry regulatory and technical expertise to provide testing services for abuse, benchmarking, durability, electrical, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), environmental, life cycle analysis, performance, safety standards and transportation on cells, batteries and modules. Learn more about SGS’s Electronic Testing Services.

For more information, please contact:

Martin Rudzki
EE Customer Service Manager



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 97,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.