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Testing and certification of packaging and lighters in accordance to the following standards: 

  • ISO 8317 (2015)
  • EN 862 (2005)
  • EN 14375 (2003)
  • EN 13869 (2011)
  • US 16 CFR § 1700.20 (PPPA)
  • US 16 CFR § 1210
  • AS 1928-2007
  • AS 5014-2010
  • AS 5808-2009
  • CAN/CSA-Z76.1-06 (R2011)
  • CAN/CSA-Z76.2-00 (R2010)
  • AS/NZS 4867.2:2002
  • DIN 15945 (2011-06) - Ease of opening of packaging
  • All corresponding national provisions of European countries


Acceptance and preference testing helps to develop packages that is suitable and appeals to the end users. As time, financial and environmental factors are critical to manufacturers and suppliers, it is important to carry out these tests before production begins, thus saving wastage of machinery, time and money. ivm Childsafe currently works with a number of the worlds leading pharmaceutical and chemical production and packaging companies. We deliver professional support at research and development through to final production stages and after care. With over 30 years of child resistance packaging experience we are able to offer specialist knowledge and consulting services.