Personal Protective Equipment

Comprehensive testing & certification services for your global PPE products


Organizations worldwide

Helping organizations around the world with testing & certification needs


Years of Experience

Rely on an internationally-recognized firm with over a century of experience

$67.6 B

Value of Global PPE Market by 2023

Global Industry Analysts predicts the global PPE market will reach USD 67.6 Billion by 2023. We can help you reap the benefits of this booming market now


With global recognition and state-of-the-art labs, we can provide reliable testing & certification for your PPE products

Having developed Canada’s first standard for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in 1948, we have over 70 years of proven experience. As employers around the world prioritize a culture of safety within their organizations, working with a leading testing & certification provider for your innovative PPE products may help build credibility and gain your customer’s trust.

Occupational Health and Safety Equipment

CSA Group specializes in comprehensive testing & certification for a wide range of PPE products in the following areas:

  • Fall arrest equipment
  • Protective eyewear
  • Protective footwear
  • Protective headgear
Medical Equipment

To address the PPE testing requirements that have emerged during COVID-19, we are offering testing & certification for medical PPE products that are used by frontline workers in the medical field including:

  • Medical gloves
  • Medical gowns and drapes
  • Medical masks
  • Respirators
  • Face shields
Testing & Certification – Medical PPE

The testing and certification required varies by the type of PPE. We test and certify medical PPE to CSA, ASTM, AAMI, and CFR standards.

Product type Certification Standards Testing Standards
Medical Gloves ASTM D6319
ASTM D3578
ASTM D5250
ASTM D6977
ASTM D3767
ASTM D5151
ASTM D5712
ASTM D6124
Medical Gowns and Drapes AAMI PB70 AATCC 42
ASTM F1670
ASTM F1671
Medical Mask ASTM F2100 ASTM F2101
ASTM F2299
ASTM F1862
EN 14683, Annex C
16 CFR 1610
Respirators 42 CFR 84 NIOSH Standard Test procedures (STP)
Face Shields CSA Z94.3
ANSI Z87.1
CSA Z94.3
ANSI Z87.1


Take your PPE products to North American and international markets by working with recognized experts in PPE testing & certification and global market access



Transform your innovations into quality products that meet critical requirements with our expert testing services.



Launch new products and boost customer confidence in North America and beyond with our global certification solutions.

Marks & Labels

Marks & Labels

Get the marks you need to access and enter your target markets in North America with confidence.

Value-Added Service

Value-Added Service

Save time and gain efficiencies with access to our customer portal, online product listings, and more.

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