CPSIA Children’s Product Certificate (CPC): A Practical Guide

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Planning to import toys and children’s products to the United States or sell on Amazon? If so, a Children’s Product Certificate (CPC) is mandatory. In this guide, we explain why you need a CPC, how to create on and why you should not rely on your overseas manufacturer to do it for you.

Overview

  • What is a Children’s Product Certificate?
  • Why do I need a Children’s Product Certificate?
  • Which products require a CPC?
  • What information do I need to include?
  • Who is responsible for issuing the Children’s Product Certificate?
  • Do I need to create a CPC for each product?
  • Do I need to create a CPC for each new order?
  • Can I get a CPC from my supplier?
  • Do I need to get the CPC approved by a third party?
  • How much does a Children’s Product Certificate cost?
  • Does Amazon require a Children’s Product Certificate?
  • Children’s Product Certificate (CPC) Sample

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EN 71 Toy Safety Lab Testing: A Complete Guide

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EN-71 lab testing

About to import or export toys to the European Union? EN 71 lab testing is the only way to verify if your products are compliant with the EU Toy Safety Directive. In this guide, we explain what you must know before booking a lab test, and why you should not take a factory test report at face value.

Overview
  • What is EN 71 toy safety testing?
  • Is EN 71 lab testing mandatory?
  • Why do I need a test report?
  • How do I know which EN 71 part applies to my product?
  • Can I use a test report from my supplier?
  • How do I know if a supplier is EN 71 certified?
  • EN 71 lab testing costs
  • List of EN 71 toy safety testing companies

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CPSIA and ASTM F963 Product Lab Testing: A Complete Guide

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CPSIA lab testing is mandatory when importing and selling toys and other children’s products in the United States. This guide answers the essential questions about CPSIA and ASTM testing that all importers and Amazon sellers must know.

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  • What is CPSIA lab testing?
  • Is CPSIA lab testing mandatory?
  • Can I use a test report from my supplier?
  • Do I need to test all the products?
  • Do I need to test my products each time we place an order?
  • Do I need to get the lab test done in the United States?
  • Does Amazon require CPSIA test reports?
  • Do I need to get my product tested if it’s already sold in the United States?
  • How to confirm applicable ASTM and other standards
  • How to manage your lab test booking
  • CPSIA lab testing costs
  • List of CPSIA lab testing companies

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Toy & Children’s Product Standards in Australia & New Zealand

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Planning to import and sell toys or other children’s products in Australia or New Zealand? In this guide, we explain what you must know about mandatory standards, heavy metals restrictions, testing procedures, and labeling.

Product Categories

  • Kids clothing
  • Kids equipment
  • Toys
  • Kids furniture

Overview

  • Regulated Products
  • General Safety Requirements
  • AS/NZS Standards
  • Testing Requirements
  • Labeling Requirements
  • Checklist
  • FAQ

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