Independence is the key

Independence and neutrality are the basis of our globally recognised and renowned testing system. The far-reaching and complex fields of work and activities rule out any possibility of commercial influence.

Our quality management additionally ensures best possible product quality and competence on which you as a customer can always rely.

In particular, the Hohenstein Institute holds the following accreditations:

Accreditations from the German National Accreditation Body (DAkkS)

Test laboratories

Hohenstein Laboratories GmbH & Co. KG

Test laboratory according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025,
accredited by the German National Accreditation Body (DAkkS)


 
Hohenstein Textile Testing Institute GmbH & Co. KG

Test laboratory according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025,
accredited by the German National Accreditation Body (DAkkS)
 
Hohenstein Laboratories (HK) Limited

Test laboratory according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025,
accredited by the German National Accreditation Body (DAkkS)

Certification bodies

Hohenstein Laboratories GmbH & Co. KG

Certification body according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17065,
accredited by the German National Accreditation Body (DAkkS)
 
Hohenstein Textile Testing GmbH & Co. KG

Certification body according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17065,
accredited by the German National Accreditation Body (DAkkS)
 
Hohenstein Laboratories GmbH & Co. KG

Certification body according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17021-1,
accredited by the German National Accreditation Body (DAkkS)

Inspection bodies

Hohenstein Laboratories GmbH & Co. KG

Inspection body according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17020,
accredited by the German National Accreditation Body (DAkkS)
 
Hohenstein Textile Testing Institute GmbH & Co. KG

Inspection body according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17020,
accredited by the German National Accreditation Body (DAkkS)
 
Hohenstein Textile Testing (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Inspection body according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17020
accredited by the German National Accreditation Body (DAkkS)

Other recognitions and licences

European notified certification centre no. 0555 for personal protective equipment (PPE) and Toy testing,
notified by the German Central Office for Safety Technology (ZLS).
 
Accredited test centre in compliance with the requirements of the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
 
Founder member of the International Association for Research and Testing in the Field of Textile Ecology




 
Assessment, auditing and certification of textile production facilities in compliance with
 
RSL screening, laboratory testing and certification of textile chemicals according to
 
Founder member of the International Test Association for Applied UV Protection