KISCO Chemical Testing and Analysis Center
The KISCO Chemical Testing & Analysis Center has been accredited by the Korea Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (KOLAS) in accordance with the recognized International Standard ISO/IEC 17025. KOLAS was established in 1992 and is administered by the Korean Agency of Technology and Standards. KOLAS is a signatory to both Asia-Pacific Accreditation Cooperation Mutual Recognition Arrangement (APAC MRA) and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation Mutual Recognition Arrangement (ILAC MRA). As of 2019, APAC MRA consists of 46 accreditation bodies from 28 countries, and ILAC MRA consists of 102 accreditation bodies from 104 countries, thereby breaking down trade technology barriers and introducing technical standards among member countries through mutual recognition of accredited reports.
KISCO is accredited by KOLAS to conduct chemical tests for:
- Color fastness to light, perspiration, laundering, water, sea water, chlorinated water
- Detection of azo colorants, chlorinated aromatics, chlorinated phenols, formaldehyde, extractable heavy-metals, allergenic dyestuffs, carcinogenic dyestuffs, pH, chromium(VI) in textiles and leathers
In addition, KISCO’s labs are equipped with various analytical equipment including NMR, ICP-MS, LC/MS, GC/MS, to conduct a wide range of chemical tests related to the performance and safety of dyes, inks, electronic materials, foods and pharmaceuticals.
Click the image right to see full details of accreditation certificate KT627, valid until June 12, 2022.