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Burford Research Consultants are highly experienced specialists in Child Resistant Container testing catering primarily to the packaging, pharmaceutical, healthcare and household cleaning industries.

Child Resistant Container testing by Burford Research includes both recloseable and non-recloseable packaging to International (ISO), European and US standards involving research with both nursery age children and senior adults (defined as age 50-70) prior to certification.

Burford Research currently test Child Resistant Containers to the following standards: ISO 8317, ISO 28862, ISO 14375 and US 16 CFR 1700.20.

Founded in 1967, Burford Research have been involved with Child Resistant Container testing since 1973 and perform research for clients located in all corners of the world.

Our client base ranges from small businesses designing innovative one-off new Child Resistant Packs to having global testing contracts with some of the world’s best known multinational names in the Pharmaceutical and Household Goods sectors.

As the world’s oldest test house in this sector, we are excellently positioned to provide both a first-class service in test performance plus decades of experience in working with clients to advise them on how best to achieve their certification goals.

Our long-term client approach has resulted in many of our client relationships lasting in excess of 40 years.

UKAS Accreditation

The United Kingdom Accreditation Service is the sole national accreditation body recognised by government to assess, against internationally agreed standards, organisations that provide certification, testing, inspection and calibration services.