How to Apply for Heavy Metals Testing In Jamaica

Apply for Heavy Metals Testing In Jamaica By Yourself

  1. To apply for heavy-metals testing, you must submit your application to Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ). You can find the BSJ contact information on the following link: -BSJ contacts.
  2. Request the application form at either of the BSJ offices located in Kingstone, Montego Bay, Mandeville, Ocho Rios, or Savanah-La-Ma. You may also get the application form via either email or by phone.
  3. Fill out the application according to the instructions.
  4. Take a sample of metal that will be tested, along with all the documents that support it.
  5. Stop by the BSJ office to pay the application fee at the cashier. Get the receipt of payment.
  6. Send the completed application form along with the application sample for the BSJ official at the service desk . receive the acknowledgment receipt for the application.
  7. This sample is sent at the BSJ lab for proper analysis in accordance with the BSJ guidelines.
  8. The BSJ inspectors in the lab will evaluate the specimen to assign an appropriate grade it. They will then create tests results.
  9. Go to the BSJ office to collect the test results or the certificate of analysis.

Required Documents For Apply for Heavy Metals Testing

  • Application form.
  • Sample.
  • Other documents that are that is requested from the BSJ.

Office Locations and Contacts

BSJ Head OfficeAddress 6, Winchester Road, PO Box 113, Kingston 10
Tel: (826) 926-3140-5; (826) 632-4275; (876) -618-1534
Fax: (826) 929-4736
– BSJ Contact details

Address UGI Building 1st Floor UGI Building 1st Floor 30-34 Market Street Montego Bay, St. James
Tel: (826) 952-7119

Address: WG WALTERS BUILDING 103 Main Street Ocho Rios, St. Ann
Tel: (825) 795-1965

address: Shop 16 Caledonia Plaza Annex 71/2 Caledonia Road Mandeville, Manchester
Tel: (826) 962-7102

Address: Shop # 15 62 Great Georges Street Savannah-La-Mar P.O. Westmoreland
Tel: (826) 918-1652


  • Companies and individuals are both qualified to apply.


  • Please contact the authority in question for information on fees.


  • This test is valid throughout the life of the item tested.

Processing Time

  • The application is processed within one week.


  • The testing conducted at the BSJ is conducted using the test procedure standard employing calibrated equipment, which is that is traceable to the primary standards.
  • A BSJ test will verify that the product is within acceptable boundaries of what is claimed on labels and that they are safe for the intended use.

The Information You Need

  • Name of the Product.
  • Code.
  • Brand.
  • Declaration.

The Document is required

  • The BSJ test confirms the quality that the item is.

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