BERISFORDS RIBBONS TESTING INFORMATION

RIBBON STABILITY AND COLOUR TESTING

Marks & Spencer Accredited Tests – Colour Fastness
C2 – Mounting and Visual Assessment of Test Pieces
C4a – Colour Fastness to Washing using Detergent
C6 – Colour Fastness to Water @ 37°C
C7 – Colour Fastness to Perspiration
C8 – Colour Fastness to Rubbing (Dry and Wet)

Marks & Spencer Accredited Tests – Physical Testing
P3B – Stability Wash for Narrow Trims
P1 Part C – Preparation of Wascator FOM 71MP/LAB for Stability Washes
P5A – Wascator Durability Wash for Garments

Direct Food Contact Testing
1. Icing Compression Test – Placed in Incubator for 48 hours @ 24°C.
Checks are made for Dye Transfer and Wicking prior to despatch and throughout the products shelf life
2. Oil and Water Repellent Test.

Specialist Testing
1. Diary Tests