A number of consumer goods manufacturers are voluntarily restricting or banning the presence of certain metals in their product packaging. Printers and convertors may require analytical reassurances on the compostion of the inks they use, over an above the written statements received from their suppliers and/or to analyse the final packaging.
This page of the website lists independent analytical laboratories which are able to carry out analysis of printing inks, coatings and similar products in respect of their metal content.
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1. Leeds University
2. Tann, Austria; contact: Sandra Starlinger, + 43 7229 776405
3. Environmental Scientifics Group, Bretby Business Park,Ashby Road, Burton on Trent, DE15 0YZ
T: 01283 554400; W: www.esg.co.uk
6. Birmingham City Laboratories, Valepits Road, Garretts Green, Birmingham, B33 0TD
T: 0121 303 9300; E: firstname.lastname@example.org