Testing for FFP, SIOC, and PFP Compliance
The Compliance Management Group (CMG) is an A2LA- and ISTA-accredited laboratory and a member of the Amazon APASS network. We understand the most current frustration-free packaging (FFP) and ships-in-own-container (SIOC) guidelines for compliance with Amazon shipping. Our Massachusetts-based test laboratories have been trusted by leading manufacturers nationwide for more than 20 years.
CMG fulfills all Amazon package test methods covering:
Ships in Own Container (SIOC) Test Types We Cover
Over-Boxing Test Types We Cover
CMG performs a full scope of tests to comply with ISTA 6-Amazon.com-Over Boxing requirements. This testing scope includes:
|Sequence Number||Test Category||Test Type||Test Level||For ISTA Certification|
TEST BLOCK 1
|Temperature and Humidity||Ambient||Required|
TEST BLOCK 1
|Controlled Temperature and Humidity||Temperature and Humidity chosen from chart||Optional|
TEST BLOCK 2
TEST BLOCK 3
|Random With Top-Load||Overall Grms levels of 0.53 and 0.46||Required|
TEST BLOCK 4
TEST BLOCK 5
|Leak Test||8 hours||Required for Liquids ONLY|
How We Work
Unlike other labs, we do more than simply pass or fail a package’s performance. During testing, our engineers proactively identify issues, share initial results, and recommend modifications or solutions to help clients achieve their testing goal(s).
This feedback and guidance during the test process is the key to completing a test program in a timely, cost-effective, and successful manner.
Our package testing process follows this sequence:
We hold an initial meeting or phone call to learn about your product, its characteristics, its applications, and geographical market territory
We devise an estimate and test schedule to achieve your goals.
We conduct tests and provide daily updates, along with proactive recommendations
We provide a detailed test report with results and any modifications required to pass and fulfill the test standard.