Christmas Opening Hours at Eurofins | BLC this 2018/2019 Holiday Season

Happy Holidays and Season’s Greetings from the Chem-MAP Team.


During the holiday season our testing laboratory will be open on selected days – please see below the schedule from 24th December 2018:


Monday 24th December (Christmas Eve) – Open 9am – 5pm

Tuesday 25th December (Christmas Day) – Closed

Wednesday 26th December (Boxing Day) – Closed

Thursday 27th December – Open 9am – 5pm

Friday 28th December – Open 9am – 4pm


Monday 31st December – Open 9am – 5pm

Tuesday 1st January – Closed

Wednesday 2nd January – Open 9am – 5pm

Thursday 3rd January – Open 9am – 5pm

Friday 4th January – Open 9am – 4pm


Normal opening hours resume.


Standard 5 Day Testing

Any testing received between 17th December and 21st December, will be completed in 7 working days.

Any testing received between 27th December and 28th December will be completed in 6 working days.


Nickel Testing

Nickel testing time will be affected due to these closures, please see dates below:


Date Received Date Due
Friday 14th December Thursday 27th December
Monday 17th December Friday 28th December
Tuesday 18th December Friday 28th December
Wednesday 19th December Monday 31st December
Thursday 20th December Wednesday 2nd January
Friday 21st December Friday 4th January
Monday 24th December Monday 7th January
Thursday 27th December Tuesday 8th January
Friday 28th December Thursday 10th January
Monday 31st December Friday 11th January


Shoe Fit Testing

We will not be fit testing between Christmas and New Year, so any shoes received after 17th December 2018 for regular service will have an extended lead time.


Do Your Need to Discuss Your Testing?

If you need to contact Eurofins | BLC to discuss your consumer product testing over the holiday season, you can email or call +44 (0) 1604 679 999 to speak with one of our experts when we are open.

Chem-MAP: Cleaner Chemistry for a Safer World

Watch the Chem-MAP video to see how this new ZDHC approved MRSL verification programme is engaging all organisations in the leather, textile and synthetic materials supply chains to drive the use of responsible chemistry in the manufacture of consumer products.

Chem-MAP is a preventative system that protects businesses, workers, consumers and the environment, and rewards businesses that engage through certification, approved status, training and technical support. Chem-MAP offers three programmes which are specifically designed for chemical companies (c-MAP Programme), manufacturers (m-MAP Programme) and brands and retailers (b-MAP Programme).

Watch the Chem-MAP Video

Contact Us

“Call Eurofins | BLC to talk about Chem-MAP”

+44 (0) 1604 679 999

Eurofins | BLC is a commercial business-to-business organisation. We do not provide free advice or testing for members of the public or for the medical or biological sectors. For individual concerns about products, please contact the manufacturer. Please note, Eurofins | BLC can retain all personal data and information submitted in this contact form for business to business marketing purposes, in accordance with GDPR and PECR.

Registered Office Address

  • Eurofins BLC Leather Technology Centre Ltd
    Kings Park Road
    Moulton Park
    NN3 6JD
    United Kingdom

  • +44 (0) 1604 679 999

    Registration No. 07009052 (England)