List of Products Covered by CPSIA: An Overview

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CPSIA Products List

The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) requires importers and manufacturers of children’s products, such as toys, bassinets, and pacifiers, to comply with relevant documentation, labeling, and testing requirements.

In this guide, we list different categories of children’s products covered by the CPSIA, examples of such products, and relevant standards.
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Children’s Product Regulations in the European Union: An Overview

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Children's Product Regulations in the European Union

Children’s furniture and various types of childcare articles are usually not considered toys, which means that the Toy Safety Directive is normally not applicable. However, such children’s products are subject to safety standards, substance restrictions, labelling, documentation, and testing requirements.

In this guide, we explain how the GPSR, EN standards, REACH, and food contact materials regulations relate to children’s products. Note that this guide does not cover all EU requirements for children’s products, but it provides a broad overview and can help you understand the basics.

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Reese’s Law – Guide to Button Cell Battery Safety Requirements

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Reese's Law
Reese’s Law, enacted in honor of a toddler who lost her life due to the ingestion of a button cell battery, intends to protect users from similar tragedies. It mandates the establishment of a safety standard, which in turn sets requirements for button cell and coin batteries, and products that might contain such batteries.

This guide explains the background and purpose of Reese’s Law. It also covers 16 CFR Part 1263, the safety standard proposed by the CPSC as a result of the law. This guide also covers the standard’s product scope, as well as requirements regarding performance, labeling, testing, and certification.
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Toy Safety Directive: An Essential Guide for Importers and Manufacturers

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Toys sold in the European Union must comply with the Toy Safety Directive, which sets some of the strictest toy safety requirements in the world.

Ensuring compliance with the Toy Safety Directive requires following certain safety standards, documentation, labelling, and lab testing requirements.

In this guide, we explain what importers and manufacturers must know about harmonised standards, technical documentation, conformity assessment procedures, CE marking, lab testing, and other requirements under the Toy Safety Directive.
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Baby Feeding Bottle Standards and Regulations in the United States

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Baby Feeding Bottle

Baby feeding bottles sold in the United States are subject to various safety standards, food contact materials regulations, labeling, documentation, and testing requirements.

In this guide, we explain what importers and manufacturers must know about 16 CFR Part 1303, CPSIA, FDA 21 CFR, and other relevant regulations.

We also explain why baby bottle importers must exercise caution when buying from overseas manufacturers.
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Baby Carrier Standards and Regulations in the United States: An Overview

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Baby Carriers

Baby carriers manufactured and imported in the United States are subjected to mandatory safety standards, substance restrictions, labeling, certification, and lab testing requirements.

In this guide, we cover CPSIA, ASTM standards, and other compliance requirements applicable to several types of baby carriers, such as soft infant carriers, frame child carriers, and sling carriers.
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Baby Carrier Safety Standards and Regulations in the European Union

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Baby Carrier

Baby carriers imported to and manufactured in the European Union must be designed to comply with applicable safety requirements in mind. There are also chemicals and heavy metals restrictions to factor in. In addition, baby carriers must also be correctly labelled, and documented.

In this guide, we cover what importers and manufacturers must know about baby carrier compliance requirements, including the General Product Safety Directive (GPSD), EN standards, and REACH.
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CPSIA Requirements For Importers & Manufacturers: A Complete Guide

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CPSIA Guide

The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) regulates all children’s products (for 12-year-olds or younger) imported, manufactured, and sold in the United States. In this guide, we explain what importers and manufacturers must know about CPSIA requirements.

More specifically, the guide covers the product scope, mandatory safety standards, certification, tracking labeling, and labeling requirements.

The article also explains how businesses and consumers can determine if a certain product is non-CPSIA compliant.

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Amazon Toys & Children’s Products Requirements Guide for Sellers

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Amazon Toy Children Products Requirements

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

More specifically, this guide covers compliance requirements for toys, children’s jewelry, children’s furniture, clothing, baby products, and other related products.

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 its terms and requirements at will. This article serves as an introduction, but not a replacement for the up-to-date seller requirements on Amazon Seller Central.
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Toy Safety Standards in the European Union: A Complete Guide

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Toy Safety Standards in the European Union

Ensuring compliance with applicable toy safety standards is mandatory when importing or manufacturing toys for the EU market. This guide serves as an introduction to the different types of toy safety standards, EN 71, EN IEC 62115, EN IEC 61558-2-7, and complementary technical reports.
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