Buffalo Lab

Bureau Veritas US Center of Excellence

From startups and developing brands to the world's largest retailers, we help retailers and brands launch and maintain safe, quality and sustainable products.


    Decades of experience, testing for full spectrum of consumer products.


    200 staff, 100,000 sq. ft. lab, convenient time zone and language.


    Talk to test engineers with deep expertise across sectors.


    4-10 business days. Rush service available. Supported by real time data analytics.

Industries Served

  • Softlines



    Consumer expectations are complex and ever-changing, particularly within a fast-moving clothing, footwear and home textiles market. Manufacturers and retailers want confidence that their products meet the high standards of safety and government regulations.

    Bureau Veritas takes a proactive approach by evaluating and testing designs before production to meet both national and international standards. This includes assessing fiber properties, flammability, abrasion resistance, pilling, and colorfastness. From denim to damask, we’ve got everything covered.

    Our quality assurance services are designed to confirm that products:
    • Meet regulatory requirements for each distribution country
    • Face minimal risk of substandard merchandise and costly customer returns
    • Are subject to enhanced risk management and brand protection

  • Hardlines


    Dining Room

    At Bureau Veritas, we're dedicated to partnering with businesses across the hardlines supply chain to embed quality and safety into their products. Whether it's furniture, jewelry, household appliances, electronics, office supplies, or homeware, we're here to confirm that your goods meet the highest standards.

    We understand that each product requires specialized testing and evaluation across a range of standards. Our comprehensive support is tailored to enhance your products and mitigate issues such as customer complaints, recalls, and non-compliance.

    Beyond managing compliance, our services add significant value by bolstering your brand reputation. With full quality assurance services spanning every stage of the hardline product life cycle, Bureau Veritas is your trusted partner in safeguarding both your products and your brand.

  • Toys



    Verifying toy safety is essential for meeting regulatory standards and industry expectations, which are continually evolving. At Bureau Veritas, we leverage our expertise and accredited laboratories to offer comprehensive safety, performance, and chemical testing services for various toy categories. 

    Our services confirm adherence to global toy regulations and industry benchmarks, minimizing the likelihood of recalls, returns, and customer complaints, safeguarding your brand's reputation and consumer trust. We provide invaluable support in risk management, fortifying brand protection efforts. With our assistance, you can also potentially boost product sales by demonstrating your commitment to safety and quality assurance. 

    By investing in comprehensive safety testing, manufacturers and retailers can demonstrate their commitment to consumer welfare and minimize the risk of safety incidents, ultimately fostering trust and confidence in their products.

  • Juvenile Products

    Juvenile Products


    Navigating today’s marketplace presents a dual challenge for manufacturers and retailers when it comes to producing juvenile products that are both high-quality and safe. With a growing list of regulatory demands and industry standards, coupled with heightened consumer expectations for proactive safety measures, product safety is paramount.

    At Bureau Veritas, we understand these challenges and offer invaluable assistance to manufacturers and retailers. Our comprehensive safety testing services are tailored to meet the specific needs of your products, providing thorough evaluations to identify and mitigate potential risks. By partnering with us, retailers and manufacturers can streamline their compliance processes, saving time and resources while confirming their products meet or exceed safety standards.

    Our testing procedures not only confirms compliance with regulations but also enhance brand reputation and consumer trust. By demonstrating a commitment to safety through rigorous testing, retailers and manufacturers can differentiate their products in the market, gaining a competitive edge and fostering long-term customer loyalty.

    Through our partnership with the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA), we provide comprehensive certification services. By obtaining JPMA certification, manufacturers and retailers not only demonstrate compliance with rigorous safety standards but also underscore their commitment to the well-being of children. 

  • Health, Beauty, Household & Food

    Health, Beauty, Household & Food

    Grocery HBHF

    In today’s global marketplace, product quality and safety are critical to all involved in the health, beauty and household products industries. Whether you are a retailer or a manufacturer, regulatory compliance and consumer satisfaction are keys to success. 

    Our services consist of product testing (regulatory and quality assessments) and inspections, that help companies increase sales through improved customer satisfaction, lower costs due to fewer customer complaints, and competitive implementation of private label products. 

    Bureau Veritas technical staff includes experienced chemists, microbiologists, and industry professionals with extensive knowledge of comparative product evaluations, consumer panels, product performance attributes, labeling requirements, active ingredients & nutritional ingredient analyses, and banned & restricted substances.

  • BV Solutions

    BV Solutions


    BV Solutions are a broad spectrum of consulting, engineering and analytical services that go beyond traditional testing to provide customized solutions to the complex questions and issues that arise in today’s global supply chain environment.

    Whether you need to correct a failure, improve a product, verify a claim or source the best product more efficiently from multiple vendors, we can develop a customized solution for you. 

    BV Solutions include
    • Proposition 65 - Safe Harbor Assessments
    • Comparison / Benchmarking Testing
    • Failure Analysis
    • Returns Analysis

  • Electrical & Smart Products

    Electrical & Smart Products

    Smart Home

    In today's digital world, the number of internet-connected devices is expected to significantly grow with more technological developments and advances in the marketplace. This exponential growth in smart, connected, and wireless devices also brings forth inherent risks. From security vulnerabilities susceptible to exploitation by malicious actors to potential hidden health and safety hazards, the landscape is rife with challenges.

    At Bureau Veritas, we recognize these challenges and offer comprehensive testing services tailored to address the evolving needs of retailers, brands, and manufacturers. Our suite of services encompasses a thorough assessment of functionality, inter-operability, security, connectivity, safety, quality, and performance. Leveraging internally developed methodologies that integrate industry standards and regulatory requirements, we provide invaluable insights through rigorous conformity assessments for smart products.

    By partnering with Bureau Veritas, you gain not only peace of mind but also a competitive edge in delivering products that meet the highest standards of functionality, safety, and reliability in today's rapidly evolving marketplace.

  • Packaging



    In today's booming online market, the need for durable packaging solutions has never been more pronounced. Whether customers are browsing virtual shelves or perusing in-store aisles, the demand for products to arrive undamaged remains paramount. However, damaged goods can lead to customer dissatisfaction and increased costs for retailers and manufacturers.

    We recognize the pivotal role our packaging services play in safeguarding your brand's integrity and bolstering your bottom line. Our meticulous testing protocols empower brands and retailers to preemptively identify vulnerabilities in packaging. From inception through production and beyond, our tailored testing strategies provide invaluable insights, enabling proactive adjustments to packaging design, material selection, and sustainability initiatives.

    By partnering with Bureau Veritas, brands and retailers can effectively mitigate damage costs, curb waste, and advance sustainability goals—all while enhancing customer satisfaction and driving repeat business. By elevating the quality and reliability of your shipments, you not only foster brand loyalty but also fortify your competitive edge in the dynamic marketplace of today and tomorrow.

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100 Northpointe Parkway
Buffalo, New York 14228
Call Us: 716 505 3300  or +1 800 277 3300
Email Us: info@us.bureauveritas.com