Plumbing Product Testing and Certification

As an independent third party certification and testing body, Truesdail offers solution for the plumbing product and certification. Truesdail accreditations along with industry wide recognitions make us a one-stop solution for testing & certifying products for north American market as well around the globe. We are recognized by North American organizations for providing testing, evaluation, and certification services for plumbing products.

Recognition and accreditation:

At Truesdail our team of certification engineers and chemists will provide you the product evaluation and testing & certification services and solutions for plumbing products that are installed in North America, we test & certify based on North American plumbing standards which include drinking water and low-lead requirements.

Truesdail certification marks are widely accepted and recognized by major plumbing product retailers, distributors, manufacturer, plumbing inspectors, safety experts, work place safety inspector and code authority having jurisdiction

Truesdail is ANSI ISO/IEC 17065 Accredited as a Certifying Body for consumer plumbing products. Our in-house testing lab is an ISO/IEC 17025 Accredited laboratory.

Certification Marks:

Products having Truesdail certification mark means that the product complies with requirements of specific standard. The Truesdail mark on your product also a way to differentiate your product from your competitors’ and gain advantage in the market. Truesdail conducts periodic inspections and testing to verify that the product continues to comply with the standard.

Product Certification:

At Truesdail we test your products at our newly built state of the art facility and issues the certificate of compliance for qualified products. We also offer the cross listing certification program and witnessed manufacturer’s testing for certification.

For complete certification services (Link to our plumbing client handbook)

Who is Truesdail Laboratories, Inc.:

For over 65 years, Truesdail Laboratories has been providing “third party” independent testing of products, materials, and environmental samples. We have approvals from several organizations including the AIHA, EPA, FDA, the California Department of Public Health, the California Air Resources Board and more.

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has developed a program to accredit a third-party product certification programs. This program allows organizations to certify products as meeting defined ANSI (and other) specifications. To be accredited, certifying organizations must undergo a formal evaluation process and thorough on-site audit, and must comply with the requirements of ISO/IEC Guide 17065 for Certifying Organizations.

On January 3, 1997, the ANSI “Standards Action” published notice of the approval of Truesdail Laboratories’ certification program. The ANSI program requires an inspection be made of the entire production and quality control program, and an on-going testing program be established before a formal certification is issued.

Frequently Asked Questions

No, Truesdail is an independent third party testing and certification body
Truesdail Laboratories, Inc. certification provides its stakeholders, industry, regulators, and the general public an assurance that a certified product, material or component complies with the technical requirements of the referenced standard. The certification process is specific to the products being certified and the type of certification. The process usually follow step like Application for Certification, Client Service Agreement contract (CSA), Evaluation of product, testing, factory audits & inspection, Annual Listing and product retesting.
Yes, many regulatory authorities in plumbing field accept Truesdail mark. Many major retailers, manufactures, distributors and regulators across Canada accept products with Truesdail mark. Truesdail in the process of getting accreditation from Standard council of Canada (SCC) and by the end of the year 2016 Truesdail Mark will get wide acceptance with authorities having Jurisdiction.
The Truesdail mark on the products indicates that the product tested against met the requirements specified in the Standard.

Truesdail mark means increased assurance of safety and quality as well help manufacturer enters in to foreign markets.

Only certified to an applicable standard products are entitled to bear the appropriate Truesdail mark. Based on the individual requirements of each applicable standard The mark can be on product packaging or on the product itself.

The manufacturers and consumers can verify the products bearing Truesdail mark by going to the certification records on our Certified product listing directory where you can search the specified product by product name, type, manufacturer and factory location.
Any such request should be directed to Business Development Manager(Link). This type of request will be evaluated on individual case level.

Certifications & Acreditations