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ISTA Test Specifications

The International Safe Transit Association (ISTA) publishes procedures for testing packaging design for transportation. Product is exposed to a variety of conditions from the time it leaves a shipping dock throughout transit and to it's final destination, ISTA standards are guidelines to test product to these conditions.

The following test standards are published by ISTA to guide this process:  

Shock and Vibration Test Standards

ISTA 1 Series - Non-Simulation Integrity Performance Tests
ISTA 2 Series - Partial Simulation Performance Tests
ISTA 3 Series - General Simulation Performance Tests
ISTA 4 Series - Enhanced Simulation Performance Tests
ISTA 5 Series - Focused Simulation Guides
ISTA 6 Series - Member Performance Tests
ISTA 7 Series - Development Tests

ISTA Packaging Standards