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.
4603B Compass Point Road
Belcamp, MD 21017
H.P. White Laboratory, Inc.
3114 Scarboro Road
Street, MD 21154
Professional Analysis & Consulting, Inc.
1804 Centre Point Circle, Suite 112
Naperville, IL 60563
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.