Services Overview

Perritt Laboratories is an independent, ISO 17025 accredited, cGMP testing laboratory providing poison prevention package (child-resistant package) testing, consulting and marketing studies for the pharmaceutical and household product industries.

Package Testing

Since 1973, Perritt Laboratories has tested thousands of different packaging systems for child-resistance and senior-use effectiveness, using hundreds of thousands of panelists. We are accredited to perform child-resistant package testing in accordance with the following:

  • U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (16 CFR, part 1700)
  • Environmental Protection Agency (40 CFR, part 162)
  • Canadian standards (CSA Z76.1 & Z76.2)
  • European standards (EN8317 & EN14375)
  • International standard (ISO 8317)

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Perritt Laboratories is proud to deliver:

  • A professional testing program
  • Courteous, knowledgeable service
  • Programs completed on schedule
  • Prompt reporting of results

Consultation Services

Perritt Laboratories often provides consultation regarding package designs. Our customers benefit from our experience with test panelists of many different ages, from very young children to senior adults. We help customers solve problems that keep their package from passing child-resistant protocol testing. You may save time and money by utilizing our experience to help you.

Marketing Studies

Because we have ready access to large numbers of panelists of all ages, companies also rely on Perritt Laboratories to conduct marketing studies. Examples of studies that we conduct include:

  • Critique of directions for package/product-use
  • Package preference
  • Product preference
  • Swallowability testing
  • Taste/texture discrimination

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