NSF International Finished Product Inspection Testing

Finished Product Inspection Testing

Whether it’s food, packaging or nonfood testing, let NSF International be your outsourced product tester and testing program coordinator. We work with you to establish the right tests at the right frequency. Using NSF testing facilities and a global network of approved lab partners, we deliver the most efficient testing regime. We combine test results into a single reporting structure to allow rapid analysis and critical insight to inform your quality and risk management decisions – and to drive brand protection.

For more information, contact nsfcanada@nsf.org or call 519-821-1246. 

Assure your product’s integrity and specification compliance while reducing cost and hassle. We provide inspection and testing programs for a variety of food items: fresh, frozen or dry, conducted in-house or off-site. Available tests include:

  • Water activity
  • Brix and/or acid ratio
  • Colour – Lab colour
  • Viscosity (Brookfield)
  • Moisture content (vacuum oven method)
  • Density
  • pH
  • Specific gravity
  • Titratable acidity
  • Weight
  • Counts
  • Size measurements

Do you need to verify or establish physical properties of your package? NSF can perform the following package tests for films and plastic containers:

  • Film thickness
  • Tensile and elongation
  • Compression testing
  • Puncture
  • Burst
  • Seal strength
  • Coefficient of friction
  • Headspace gas analysis

Do you need to ensure compliance with performance standard or execute comparative testing against other brands?

Inspection sensory and physical testing programs are available for a variety of products from bandages to milk storage tags and single use plates.

We provide controlled environments for shelf-life studies:

  • High temperature
  • High humidity
  • Refrigerated
  • Frozen
  • Ambient temperature
  • High oxygen

We also offer analyses to determine product shelf life:

  • Sensory evaluation
  • Microbial analysis
  • Nutritional analysis
  • Water activity, moisture, pH colourimetry, viscosity and other analyses as required