Laboratories Certified to Test Firearms Safety Devices
Pursuant to California Penal Code sections 23620 and 23625, effective January 1, 2002, no firearm may be sold, manufactured, or transferred in California unless that firearm is accompanied by a DOJ-approved firearms safety device. The following laboratories are currently certified by the Department of Justice to test firearms safety devices for safety/functionality related to this requirement.
H.P. White Laboratory, Inc.
3114 Scarboro Road
Street, MD 21154
Phone: (410) 838-6550
Professional Analysis & Consulting, Inc.
43W752 U.S. Highway 30, Suite 2F
Sugar Grove, IL 60554
Phone: (630) 466-4040
United States Test Laboratory
7447 W. 33rd Street N.
Wichita, KS 67205
Phone: (316) 832-1600
If you are interested in becoming a Certified Firearms Safety Device Laboratory, the Application for Firearms Safety Device Laboratory Certification can be obtained by contacting the Bureau of Firearms at (916) 263-4887.