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KEBS Testing Services

The primary function of the testing services is to provide tests in areas of Chemistry, Food, Microbiology, Material Engineering and Textiles. The test services are offered to both internal and external customers. It provides testing services to a wide range of clientele that include, but are not limited to: Manufacturers, Exporters, Non-governmental Organizations, Government Departments, Research institutions, Merchants and KEBS Quality Inspectors who implement Kenya Standards.
The tests on products are carried out against national standards, International standards, specific Government and other client specifications.

The purposes for testing are varied and may include:-

  • The valuing of goods for purposes of trade,
  • Checking for conformity to standards,
  • Part of investigation on product complaints,
  • Checking for composition of and strength of materials,
  • Confirming absence /presence of banned ingredients,
  • Performance tests.
  • Safety tests



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