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Performance testing is intended to evaluate product quality and safety for consumer use. It can also help identify distinguishing characteristics that allow your products to stand out among the vast competition.

Together with our specialized and experienced experts, our state-of-the-art product performance testing laboratories worldwide can help you prepare your products for the rigorous marketplace through testing to national and international standards, as well as to your brand specifications.

Benefits of performance testing

Performance testing is one of the best ways to make sure your product stands out in the marketplace. It can help you ensure safety, quality and durability in your articles, as well as reduce recall risks. As a result, you can achieve greater consumer trust in your products and your brand.

There are many consumer product categories that can benefit from product performance testing, including but not limited to:




Food contact


Pet products


Juvenile products


Personal care and beauty


Textile, apparel and footwear


Packaging materials


Premiums and promotional products


Private label


General merchandise


Household cleaning products



Performance testing labs

To find a lab nearest you for performance testing services, please contact us at one of our global locations.

Why UL

Our state-of-the-art product performance testing laboratories worldwide will help you boost your consumers’ confidence in your products and in your brand.  With UL as your independent, third-party testing provider, we can help confirm your product’s performance claims.

UL’s performance testing services include:

  • Mechanical stress testing
  • Benchmarking
  • Failure analysis
  • Aging and life cycle testing
  • Testing of materials and finished products

UL’s experts can help you comply with regional and international standards and regulations, industry standards, as well as your brand specifications and requirements.

For more information on UL’s performance testing capabilities, please contact us today.