Product Certifications


PRI leads the asphalt industry in product certification, a procedure that assures a specific asphalt or paving product meets all required specifications and standards. Most regional agencies require certificates of analysis before a company is allowed to sell a product in that area. 

Asphalt Certifications PRI provides product certification services for pavement and asphalt products including:

  • Asphalt Binders (all types worldwide)
  • Asphalts / Bitumens
  • Pavement Products
  • Mix Designs
  • Roofing - see PRI-CMT 

International capabilities.

PRI has tested asphalts / bitumens, binders, and crude oils from more than thirty countries including Afghanistan, Algeria, Australia, Bahamas, Brazil, Chile, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Iceland, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Mexico, New Zealand, Nigeria, Peru, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, UAE, United Kingdom, and Venezuela. 

First in the nation.

As the first fully accredited SUPERPAVE™ laboratory in the nation and one of the only private laboratories in the United States to hold both AASHTO R 19 and ISO / IEC 17025 accreditations, PRI’s certifications are:
  • Accepted by local, state, federal and transportation agencies world wide
  • Recognized by AMRL as the industry benchmark

Full-service mix design certification.

PRI maintains mix design guidelines for numerous states as well the latest issued for the FAA (P 401), Federal Lands (FP -03), Micro-surfacing and Slurry Seal. 

PRI has extensive experience with product certifications and understands the importance of these to our client’s business. To ensure that our product certification is fast, accurate, and reliable:
We send a sample receipt to notify clients that their sample has been received

We search our binder database (which was adopted by Asphalt Institute) to find the latest requirements

  • Inform our clients when noncomplying results are found and retest with different equipment and operators
  • Issue a certificate of analysis if all requirements are met or provide a detailed report if they do not

See our complete service listing for a list of all tests we perform, and contact us for all your product certification needs.