Shoes and Footwear Regulations in the United States: An Overview

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Footwear imported and manufactured in the United States is covered by various regulations, standards, substance restrictions, labeling, and testing requirements. Further, additional requirements apply to protective footwear and children’s footwear.

In this guide, we explain what you need to know about the OSH Act, 16 CFR Part 1610, California Proposition 65, and other compliance requirements for footwear.

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Shoes and Footwear Regulations in the European Union: An Overview

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Shoes and footwear imported and manufactured in the European Union are subject to various regulations and standards. In this guide, we cover Directive 94/11/EC, EN standards, GPSD, REACH, the PPE regulation, and other compliance requirements.

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ASTM F2923 Children’s Jewelry Standard: An Overview

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ASTM F2923 covers safety requirements for children’s jewelry. In this guide, we explain what importers and manufacturers must know about this standard, including its product scope, labeling requirements, and lab testing.

We also explain whether or not compliance with ASTM F2923 is mandatory when importing or manufacturing children’s jewelry in the United States.

Notice that this guide is written only based on publicly available information on this page. You need to buy the standard in order to access the contents of ASTM F2923.
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Jewelry Regulations in the United States: A Complete Guide

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Planning to import or manufacture jewelry in the United States? In this guide, we cover what Amazon sellers, importers, and manufacturers should know about heavy metals and chemicals regulations, labeling requirements, and more.

More specifically, the guide covers relevant ASTM standards, California Proposition 65, CPSIA, Lacey Act, and other jewelry compliance requirements in the US.
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Jewellery Regulations in the European Union: A Complete Guide

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Are you planning to import or manufacture jewellery in the European Union? In this guide, we cover what jewellery importers and manufacturers must know about the REACH regulation, labelling requirements, standards, packaging regulations, jewellery lab testing and more.
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Sunglasses and Eyewear Regulations in the United States: An Overview

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Planning to import sunglasses and other non-prescription eyewear to the United States? In this article, we explain what you must know about FDA regulations for sunglasses, and the OSH Act for safety glasses.

This guide also covers other relevant standards and regulations such as ASTM standards, CPSIA for children’s eyewear, California Proposition 65, and more.

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Sunglasses and Eyewear Regulations in the European Union: An Overview

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Are you importing sunglasses or eyewear into the European Union? Sunglasses and eyewear are considered to be personal protective equipment, and therefore are subject to the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Regulation.

Besides this, sunglasses and eyewear are subject to different regulations and standards to ensure the safety of the wearer, such as the REACH regulation.
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Helmet Safety Standards in the European Union: An Overview

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Helmets of various kinds are normally classified as Personal Protective Equipment in the European Union. In this guide, we cover the PPE Directive, EN standards, REACH, certification, labeling and other requirements when importing or exporting helmets to the EU.

Mentioned Products

  • Bicycle helmets
  • Children’s helmets
  • Motorcycle helmets
  • Construction helmets
  • Military helmets
  • Ski helmets

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Glove Standards and Regulations in the United States: An Overview

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Gloves sold in the United States are subject to various product regulations, safety standards, labeling rules, and testing requirements. In this guide, we explain what gloves importers must know about the OSH act, fabrics regulations, certification, and more

Mentioned products

  • Coated gloves
  • Leather gloves
  • Rubber gloves
  • Chemical resistant gloves
  • Fabric gloves
  • Dishwashing gloves
  • Sports gloves
  • Winter gloves
  • Children’s gloves

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