“Dangerous residues and health hazarduous chemicals located directly on the human body, in indoor space or in the building structure – these are the topic Cologne-based eco-INSTITUT is primarily spiecialised in.”

Founded under the mangement of Dr. Frank Kuebart and Dr. Hans-Ulrich Krieg as eco-Umweltinstitut in Southern Cologne around 30 years ago it operates today as eco-INSTITUT Germany GmbH more than 120 emissions test chambers of glass and stainless steel in topmodern premises of 1500 m2 in the former Carlswerk factory in Cologne-Muelheim.


“Manufacturers, importers and exporters from all over the world can get their products tested on health and ecological agreeability and evaluated accordingly. This leading provider for product testing and quality assurance offers comprehensive services in the areas of pollutants and emissions testing following international requirements and standards.”

The accredited Cologne-based testing laboratory is one of the most experinced laboratories ascertaining the relevance of good indoor air and its correlation to one’s health and wellbeing – after all in these latitudes one spends up to 90 percent of one’s time indoors.

“By now administrative bodies and government departments like German Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing and German Federal Ministry of Consumer Protection rely on the expertise of the Cologne experts.”

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eco-INSTITUT is testing laboratory and contact for:

eco-INSTITUT offers:

  • Emissions testing | Content analysis | Odour testing
  • Toxicological and ecological evaluations
  • Consultancy during product development and optimisation
  • External and quality inspection
  • 30 years of international experience in the areas of emissions testing and pollutants analysis of indoor products
  • More than 120 test chambers of glass and stainless steel in sizes up to 20 m³
  • Usually a start of testing within one week after sample arrival
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eco-INSTITUT tests:

  • Construction products
  • Floor and wall coverings
  • Furniture and furnishings
  • Matratzen und Bettwaren
  • (Home)Textiles and leather
  • Consumer goods
  • Plastics
  • Electrical appliances


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