Which ISTA test should I use?
This common question cannot be answered directly, but must be determined in each case through an understanding of the various ISTA tests and their applications. Please click the following link for more information including a "Test Selection Guidance" quick reference chart -- https://ista.org/getting_started_with_design.php#row-1
What test should I select for ocean shipments?
ISTA Procedures, and other industry-standard packaging test protocols, don’t contain vibration (PSD) profiles for ocean shipment. Several studies have shown that vertical vibration during sea transport is so small that it’s negligible. This is not ...
I'm Looking for Information on an ISTA Test Procedure
Information on ISTA test protocols can be found at the following link: Test Procedures - International Safe Transit Association (ista.org)
How do I use ISTA's Lab Certification Portal?
The process for certifying and recertifying your laboratory is easier than ever with our online lab certification portal at ista.org. The portal enables equipment capability information and accompanying videos showing the equipment in use to be ...
Under which ISTA 6-Amazon.com-SIOC test type does my packaged-product fall?
ISTA 6-Amazon.com-SIOC Packaged-Product Test Types: Type A: Shipment Method: Parcel Delivery of Individual Packaged-Products Handling Method: Standard Handling Method Weight & Dimensions: Less than 50 lb (23 kg) & Girth equal to or less than 165” ...
How long does it take ISTA to review my lab certification materials?
Once all documents have been entered into the Lab Certification Portal, it will take approximately 10-15 business days to process the request and update your ISTA membership account with the test protocols you are certified to conducted. More ...