Nickel release and salting out test in laboratory

Your needs: control the quantity of nickel released from your products and materials according to the standards in force

Nickel is a metal used in the composition of many alloys (superalloys, iron-nickel, stainless steel, etc.). Nickel is used in various industries such as metallurgy, foundry, automotive, health, cleaning, … for its resistance to oxidation and corrosion.

Nickel is an integral part of our daily life by entering in the composition of numerous objects (jewels, watches, buttons of jeans or shirt, belt, coins…).

The release of nickel can occur under the influence of sweat or wear of certain metal parts and can cause adverse effects on the part concerned, or on the user (allergies).

This is why nickel is subject to various regulations concerning its release limit: annex XVII of REACH, EN 1811 standard, CR eN 12471 of CEN…

The control of nickel release by a laboratory allows you to ensure the quality of your products and materials by being in conformity with the various legislations.

Our solutions: control the level of nickel released by your products and materials thanks to the expertise of a state-of-the-art laboratory

Located in Dijon, FILAB has a team of experts and an analytical park of 2100 m². The FILAB laboratory can help you solve your problems related to nickel release in accordance with the standards in force through the following services:

Our services

  • Test and release of nickel on jewelry, watches, leather...

  • Analytical development and method validation for the determination of nickel in your products

  • Lead release test

  • Nickel determination by ICP-MS and ICP-AES

  • Expertise of a surface treatment by SEM-FEG

The positive aspects of FILAB

  • A highly qualified team

  • Responsiveness in responding to and processing requests

  • A complete analytical park of 2100m²

  • Tailor-made support

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