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 Laboratories15,723
873400Testing laboratories11,545
87340000Testing laboratories11,545
873401Radiation laboratories289
87340100Radiation laboratories140
87340101Film badge service, radiation detection6
87340102Radiation dosimetry laboratory21
87340103Welded joint radiographing8
87340104X-ray inspection service, industrial114
873402Product testing laboratories685
87340200Product testing laboratories349
87340201Automobile proving and testing ground38
87340202Product certification, safety or performance93
87340203Product testing laboratory, safety or performance205
873403Pollution testing171
87340300Pollution testing94
87340301Hazardous waste testing77
873499Testing laboratories, nec3,033
87349901Assaying service45
87349902Calibration and certification587
87349903Food testing service139
87349904Forensic laboratory863
87349905Hydrostatic testing laboratory42
87349906Industrial sterilization service36
87349907Metallurgical testing laboratory169
87349908Seed testing laboratory25
87349909Soil analysis189
87349910Veterinary testing162
87349911Water testing laboratory776