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SGS is pleased to announce that it has been approved by the National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (NABCB), as an inspection body for ISO/IEC 17020 to provide the certification services to exporters for ‘PPE Medical Coveralls for COVID-19’ to meet the eligibility criteria for acquiring export license as notified in the Government of India, Directorate General of Foreign Trade Vide it’s Notice No: 18/2020-21 Dated : 20.07.2020.

The scope of the certification includes –

  1. Sampling of Coveralls at manufacturer premises
  2. Testing the same samples as per ISO 16603:2004 Exposure level 3/ISO 16604:2004 Exposure level 2 at NABL ISO/IEC 17025 certified laboratories
  3. Test report review and final certification

SGS can provide sampling, quality testing services (undertaken at our Chennai laboratory which is NABL accredited ISO/IEC 17025), as well as certification services all under the same roof and ensuring a quick turnaround time to deliver certification and to meet the DGFT deadline.

The SGS advantage:

  • SGS offers the certification services from major textile industrial hubs across India which include Tirupur, Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Vijayawada, Vizianagaram, Gurgaon, Ludhiana, and Kolkata
  • Our widespread local presence enables significant coverage for sample pick-ups at the shortest lead time, delivering a time advantage to our clients
  • End-to-end services – sample pick-up, testing and certification services offered under one roof
  • Our global presence in over 140 countries, enables us to facilitate additional pre-shipment activities to support and streamline the supply chain

Find out more about our PPE Testing, Inspection and Certification Services from SGS >

For further information on these services, please contact:

Nitin Sonawane
Head – Inspections, Consumer and Retail
t: +91 8879990370

Ponnusamy C.
Asst. Manager – Business Development, Consumer and Retail
t: +91 9952188805

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