Luggage Testing

QIMA's accredited laboratories offer testing services to make sure your luggage products meet regulatory requirements and customer expectations. Leverage our expertise in luggage testing to ensure compliance and get to market faster.

QC Tailored for Luggage

We specialize in helping you gain consumer trust by avoiding failures in your manufacturing process.

Our quality control and testing services help you ensure that your products meet the quality standards they demand and the requirements of their destination markets. Get the fast and reliable results you need to make informed decisions with our lab tests.

Testing Requirements for Luggage

Our accredited and internationally active network of laboratories helps you ensure that your luggage products meet the standards and regulations of your destination market.

We help you comply with a wide variety of luggage testing standards, and help you get the right tests at the right time. Luggage may fall under the legal requirements for textiles, plastics/polymers, artificial leather, leather, or a combination of standards, in addition to size and shape requirements imposed by airlines and other transportation providers.

We provide testing that covers every aspect of product quality and safety. Rest assured that your products comply with international luggage testing standards for products sold in the EU, US, Canada, China and more, including:

  • EU REACH (Regulation on Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals)
  • EU 1007/2011 Textile Standards
  • EU 2001/95 General Product Safety Directive
  • EU Ecolabel for Textile Products
  • US AATCC Standards for Textile Testing
  • US 16 CFR 1602-1640 Flammable Fabrics Act Regulations
  • US 16 CFR 303 Fiber Content Label
  • US 16 CFR Part 24 Guides for Leather and Imitation Leather

Testing Expertise for Luggage                                                   

Through our global network of accredited labs, we offer testing throughout the entire product development process to help you address and fix problems early.

We test a wide variety of luggage products, including but not limited to:

  • Suitcases (hardside and softside)
  • Trolleys, rolling luggage
  • Overnight bags
  • Carry-on bags
  • Briefcases, attaches
  • Messenger bags
  • Laptop bags
  • Satchels
  • Backpacks
  • Duffel bags
  • Garment bags
  • Footlockers, trunks

To ensure that all your quality and compliance needs are met, our custom testing programs include:  

  • Strength testing (material, framing, seams, adhesives, rivets, snaps, fasteners, straps, etc.)
  • Static and dynamic load testing
  • Drop testing
  • Durability testing
  • Caster/wheel and handle testing
  • Rolling tests
  • Fiber identification
  • Eco-textile testing
  • Banned azo dyes and colorants
  • Colorfastness checks
  • Zipper testing
  • Latch, lock testing
  • Tear and abrasion resistance
  • Water repellence/resistance
  • Corrosion resistance of metal parts
  • Antibacterial and antimicrobial testing
  • Formaldehyde testing
  • Pentachlorophenol (PCP) testing
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) testing
  • Durability testing
  • Caster/wheel and handle testing
  • Rolling tests
  • Fiber identification
  • Eco-textile testing
  • Heavy metals in surface coatings
  • Total lead
  • Total cadmium
  • Phthalate content
  • Biocides
  • pH levels
  • Flame retardants
  • Hazardous chemicals
  • Sensory analysis (odor testing)
  • Full spectrum of leather and textile testing

For any additional testing you may need, QIMA provides custom programs to meet your specific requirements. Contact us to discuss additional testing options.

Certifications for the Luggage Industry

We also offer certifications that allow you to demonstrate superior product quality and safety to your consumers. You may choose between the following certifications for luggage products:

Why QIMA for Product and Supplier Compliance?

The QIMA Benefits

  • Luggage testing lab network
A network of global labs providing one-stop service to you and your suppliers

Luggage testing turnaround time

Industry leading turnaround time for testing

Luggage testing capabilities

Testing capabilities covering a wide range of consumer products including electrical & electronics, hardlines, softlines, toys and juvenile products

Luggage testing experts

Lab experts trained and certified in regulatory standards and the newest testing methods

QIMA customer service

Global technical support team with rich experience to help you build tailor-made testing programs

Easy online access

Easy online and mobile booking and dashboard for managing orders and accessing data anywhere, any time