About us

TÜV Rheinland is a global leader in independent inspection services, founded 145 years ago. The group maintains a worldwide presence of more than 20,000 people; annual turnover is nearly EUR 2 billion. The independent experts stand for quality and safety for people, technology and the environment in nearly all aspects of life.

TÜV Rheinland inspects technical equipment, products and services, oversees projects, and helps to shape processes and information security for companies. Its experts train people in a wide range of careers and industries. To this end, TÜV Rheinland employs a global network of approved labs, testing and education centers. Since 2006, TÜV Rheinland has been a member of the United Nations Global Compact to promote sustainability and combat corruption.

Products and services

TÜV Rheinland offers a complete testing programme for manufacturers, importers or retailers of textiles, shoes and leather products. Make sure your Launch into the market is succesful by using our test mark.

People put their faith in us because we are determine to do the right thing. This is what our full and partial tests are for.

TÜV Rheinland test marks document consistent quality. In order to ensure this quality we carry out regular product surveillance such as initial inspections as well as repeated test at your production site.

Testing of Textiles, Shoes and Leather Products

Textiles, shoes and shoe components are subject to high customer demands. Our tests are therefore aimed squarely at the use of your products.

We will test your clothes, home textiles, technical textiles, shoes and leather products in accordance with the respective applicable standards, directives and quality requirements. Therefore, we will reliably and flexibly carry out chemical and physical tests such as fastness-to-washing, perspiration-fastness, water-fastness, size-change/seam-twisting.

Further reading

Chemical Testing of Harmful Substances

Textiles, garments, materials for furniture and inner room decoration are produced using chemicals which should impart the desired technical or fashionable product properties. For the safety of the customer chemicals may only be used in amounts that they do not pose a risk to health.

As accrediated test institute we perform chemical analysis and quality tests according national and international standards for a variety of textile products, shoes, shoe components and leather products.

Further reading

Inspections and Audits

Moreover, we support you on site or at import/export to European or international markets.

If a test is successful, a certificate and the right to use a test mark can be awarded.

TÜV Rheinland LGA Products GmbH
Tillystr. 2
90431 Nürnberg

Phone: +49 911 6555806
Fax: +49 911 6554105
Internet: www.tuv.com/germany/de
E-mail: Send message

Contact person

Kristina Fuhrmann
Department Manager Textiles, Shoes & PPE
Phone: +49 221 8066244
E-mail: Send message

TÜV Rheinland LGA Produv
Am Grauen Stein 29
51105 Köln

Phone: +49 221 8066244
Fax: +49 221 8062882
Internet: www.tuv.com/germany/de
E-mail: Send message
TUV Rheinland ( India ) Pvt. Ltd.
330-31, Phase IV Udyog Vihar
122015 Gurugram

Phone: +91 124 4422130
Fax: +91 124 4422151
Internet: www.tuv.com/in
E-mail: Send message

Click here if you notice an image that violates copyright or privacy rights.

Get in contact

We use cookies and the web analysis tool Matomo in order to optimally design and continuously improve our website for you. By continuing to use our website, you agree to this. Further information and an objection possibility can be found here: Data protection