VOC Testing & SVOC Analysis by Industry

Product manufacturers are impacted by a broad spectrum of voluntary standards, building codes, regulatory requirements and customer purchasing specifications. In some cases, manufacturing processes need to be changed in order to achieve compliance. Because the consequences may be serious and costly, manufacturers need reliable information for informed decisions.

Berkeley Analytical (BkA) is dedicated to generating accurate and reliable test results on the human health and environmental performance of a broad range of products. The manufacturing industries we serve include:

Building Products

Testing of interior building products; VOC emissions & content for USGBC LEED Low-Emitting Materials (LEM) credit plus other standards/codes; CDPH Standard Method V1.1


Testing of hard surface & textile floor coverings; VOC emissions for FloorScore certification & LEED LEM credit plus other standards/codes; CDPH Standard Method V1.1

Paints & Coatings

Testing of interior paints & coatings plus other wet-applied products; VOC emissions and VOC content testing; material ingredient reporting & optimization

SPF Insulation

Testing of Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF) insulation; Canadian building code compliance by CAN/ULC S-774; CDPH Standard Method V1.1, Micro-chambers


Testing of office furniture, desking & seating; VOC emissions by ANSI/BIFMA M7.1 for LEED LEM credit & product credits for BIFMA e3 sustainability standard


Testing of toys, childcare items & other products for compliance with CPSIA Section 108 phthalate ester requirements


Testing of upholstery fabrics & other textiles for VOC emissions; compliance with sustainability standards & purchasing specifications