SIC Industry Description

Industry: 8734—Testing Laboratories
Establishments primarily engaged in providing testing services. Establishments primarily engaged in performing clinical laboratory testing for the medical profession are classified in Industry 8071.

Assaying servicesMetallurgical testing laboratories
Automobile proving and testing groundsPollution testing, except automotive emissions testing
Calibration and certification (testing)Product testing services
Dosimetry, radiationRadiation dosimetry laboratories
Film budge service (radiation detection)Radiographing welded joints on pipes and fittings
Food testing servicesSeed testing laboratories
Forensic laboratoriesTesting laboratories, except clinical
Hydrostatic testing laboratoriesVeterinary testing laboratories
Laboratories, product testing: not manufacturing auxiliaries
Codes Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
8734Testing Laboratories14,551
873400Testing laboratories10,148
87340000Testing laboratories10,148
873401Radiation laboratories325
87340100Radiation laboratories160
87340101Film badge service, radiation detection9
87340102Radiation dosimetry laboratory20
87340103Welded joint radiographing9
87340104X-ray inspection service, industrial127
873402Product testing laboratories714
87340200Product testing laboratories367
87340201Automobile proving and testing ground47
87340202Product certification, safety or performance96
87340203Product testing laboratory, safety or performance204
873403Pollution testing190
87340300Pollution testing108
87340301Hazardous waste testing82
873499Testing laboratories, nec3,174
87349901Assaying service53
87349902Calibration and certification591
87349903Food testing service142
87349904Forensic laboratory919
87349905Hydrostatic testing laboratory42
87349906Industrial sterilization service37
87349907Metallurgical testing laboratory181
87349908Seed testing laboratory34
87349909Soil analysis197
87349910Veterinary testing146
87349911Water testing laboratory832