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Fitness for purpose tests of goods as a way to increase quality of durable consumer goods

 

 

 

Key words: 

voluntary certification, fitness for purpose tests, durable consumer goods.

Summary

The aim of this article is to show the significance of fitness for purpose tests of goods in the process of shaping their quality. There have been presented a theoretical approach to fitness for purpose of goods and methods of its verification. The paper mentions the two examples of consumer tests conducted on household goods and textiles. It also gives an analysis and evaluation of the fitness for purpose tests of a selected group of durable goods made by an external unit during certification process. There have been showed that the level of functional quality of goods was improved by producers.

mgr inż. Anna MICHALSKA  prof. dr hab. Alicja MALESZKA

Poznan University of Economics and Business Faculty of Commodity Science Department of Natural Products and Quality Assessment al. Niepodleglosci 10, 61-875 Poznan, Poland e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
 

 

 

 

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