Children’s Product & Toy Safety Regulations in Singapore: An Overview

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Planning to import and sell toys or other children’s products in Singapore? In this guide, we explain what you must know about safety standards, product classifications, testing requirements, labeling, documentation, and more.

Mentioned Products

  • Finger paints
  • Baby cribs
  • Children high chairs
  • Baby’s walkers

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Children’s Product & Toy Safety Regulations in Hong Kong: An Overview

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Hong Kong businesses importing and selling children’s furniture, baby products, toys, and other children’s products must ensure compliance with the Toys and Children’s Products Safety Ordinance.  In this guide, we cover safety standards, documentation, lab testing, and more.

Mentioned Products

  • Toys
  • Baby cribs
  • Infant walkers
  • Bunk beds
  • Pacifiers

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Children’s Product & Toy Safety Regulations in Canada: An Overview

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Children Products Safety Regulations Canada

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About to sell toys or other children’s products in Canada? In this guide, we explain what importers and manufacturers must know about Canadian toy safety standards, chemical restrictions, labeling, lab testing, and documentation.

Mentioned Products

  • Plush toys
  • Electronic toys
  • Children’s jewelry
  • Children’s clothing
  • Children’s furniture
  • Feeding bottles

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CPSC Small Batch Manufacturer Guide For Importers

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Importers registered as Small Batch Manufacturers are exempt from some lab tests when importing children’s products – which could potentially save you a few hundred dollars when launching a new product. That said, Small Batch Manufacturer status doesn’t exempt importers from the actual safety standards.

In this guide, you will learn about the registration process, eligibility criteria, mandatory standards, and exempt standards.

Further, I also explain why I still think third-party lab testing is necessary – regardless of whether it’s mandatory or not. Continue reading CPSC Small Batch Manufacturer Guide For Importers

List of Products Covered by CPSIA: An Overview

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The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) is applicable to all toys and other children’s products sold in the United States. In this guide, we list toys, babywear and other (often less obvious) products covered by CPSIA.
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List of Products Covered by the Toy Safety Directive (EN 71): An Overview

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Toy Safety Directive EN 71 Product List

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Planning to sell toys, children’s furniture or other children’s products in the European Union? If so, then compliance with the Toy Safety Directive is required. In this guide, we list products covered by the Toy Safety Directive, and some exemptions.

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Amazon Toys & Children’s Products Requirements For Sellers: An Overview

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Amazon Toy Children Products Requirements

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Planning to sell toys or other children’s products on Amazon? In this article, we explain what Amazon sellers must know about mandatory safety standards, certification, lab testing, labeling, and other requirements.

We also explain what documents Amazon’s compliance team often requests from companies selling toys and other children’s products on their platform.

Note: This guide only covers product regulations, standards and other requirements for selling on Amazon in the United States (e.g. CPSIA). However, the same principles apply when selling products on Amazon in the European Union (e.g. Toy Safety Directive), Australia, Japan, and elsewhere. Further, Amazon can change their own terms and requirements at will. This article serves as an introduction, but not a replacement for the up to date seller requirements on the Amazon Seller Central.

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CPSIA Tracking Label Guide For Importers & Amazon Sellers

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Tracking labels are mandatory when importing all types of children’s products in the United States. In this guide, we answer common questions about CPSIA tracking labels relevant for importers and Amazon sellers buying children’s products manufactured overseas.

We recommend that you use this guide as a complement to the official CPSIA tracking label FAQ on cpsc.gov. Continue reading CPSIA Tracking Label Guide For Importers & Amazon Sellers

Wooden Toys Regulations in the United States: An Overview

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Wooden Toys Regulations in the United States

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Planning to import, export or manufacture wooden toys in the United States? In this guide, we cover the basics of product regulations, labeling, testing, standards, and certification requirements applicable to toys and wooden products.

Mentioned Products

  • Wooden trains
  • Wooden dolls
  • Burr puzzles
  • Wooden educational toys
  • Wooden puzzles
  • Other wooden children’s products

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Wooden Toys Regulations in the European Union: An Overview

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Wooden Toys Regulations in the European Union

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Planning to import or export wooden toys to Germany, France, Italy or other EU member states? In this article, we cover EN 71, REACH, CE marking, DoCs and much more.

Mentioned Products

  • Wooden trains and vehicles
  • Wooden rattles
  • Wooden educational toys
  • Rubik’s cube

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