Nissenken starts evaluating textile products as test center in 1948. We are growing technique to do various tests in a neutral position. And we evaluate new material and added value to respond variety needs. Furthermore we have joined Oeko-Tex international association since 2000, only one laboratory in Japan. Our mission is combine customers, products and producers with confident bond. Now, we have more than 20 laboratories and inspection centers in Japan, China and ASEAN countries. Nissenken's 3 main pillars include: (1)Safety, Confidence and Health (tests to protect healthy and safe life). We evaluate carcinogen in dyestuff, formaldehyde, heavy metals, antibacterial activity, antimould activity etc., (2)Oeko-Tex® (International standard certification to prove for human-safety). It’s world certification system for safety to human body from raw materials to end products for textile, (3)Functionality (tests for realizing comfortable life with human-friendly function). We evaluate functions to contribute healthy life and safety, flame-retardant, air permeability, thermal property, quick-drying property etc. Works for supporting customers include: (1)Fabrics inspection (colour fastness, physical performance, dimension change ratio, basic performance of fabric. Also composition display by examining the rate of mixed composition), (2)Products and Garments inspection (in state of final products, we check defects and inspect such as dimension and appearance change. Garments inspection works are mainly done in China and ASEAN countries), (3)Security & Safety Evaluation Testing (we test and evaluate materials and products used for safety protections and disaster preventions. We measure reflectance factor and phosphorescence not only for textiles but also for other materials), (4)Technical consultant and support for quality assurance (we work technical support and advice for making standard and develop new test method for clients).