Class 7120 of SIC System

What economic activities does SIC Code 7120 include?

Class 7120 SIC

Hierarchy of Class 7120

  • Section MProfessional, scientific and technical activities
  • Division 71Architectural and engineering activities; technical testing and analysis
  • Group 712Technical testing and analysis
  • Class 7120Technical testing and analysis

List of terms related whith SIC Code 7120

What activities does the Class 7120 contain?

This class includes:

~ performance of physical, chemical and other analytical testing of all types of materials and products (see below for exceptions):

~ acoustics and vibration testing

~ testing of composition and purity of minerals etc.

~ testing activities in the field of food hygiene, including veterinary testing and control in relation to food production

~ testing of physical characteristics and performance of materials, such as strength, thickness, durability, radioactivity etc.

~ qualification and reliability testing

~ performance testing of complete machinery: motors, automobiles, electronic equipment etc.

~ radiographic testing of welds and joints

~ failure analysis

~ testing and measuring of environmental indicators: air and water pollution etc.

~ certification of products, including consumer goods, motor vehicles, aircraft, pressurized containers, nuclear plants etc.

~ periodic road-safety testing of motor vehicles

~ testing with use of models or mock-ups (e.g.of aircraft, ships, dams etc.)

~ operation of police laboratories

What activities does not the Class 7120 contain?

This class excludes:

~ testing of animal specimens, see 7500

~ medical laboratory testing, see 8690