Baby carriers manufactured and imported in the United States are covered by 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 – including soft infant carriers, frame child carriers, and sling carriers.
Baby carriers imported to and manufactured in the European Union must be designed to comply with safety standards in mind. There are also chemicals and heavy metals restrictions to factor in. In addition, baby carriers must also be correctly labeled, lab tested, and documented.
In this guide, we cover what EU-based importers and manufacturers must know about baby carrier compliance requirements, including GPSD, EN 13209-1, EN 13209-2, REACH, and more.
Planning to import or manufacture baby feeding bottles in the United States? In this guide, we explain what you must know about safety standards, substance restrictions, labeling requirements, lab testing, and certification.
We also explain why baby bottle importers must be particularly careful when buying from overseas manufacturers.
Planning to import or manufacture toys and other children’s products in the European Union? In this guide, we cover what you must know about small parts bans, and how small parts for certain age groups, and how ‘small parts’ are defined. Continue reading Small Parts Regulations & Warnings Requirements in the European Union
Planning to import children’s products to the US? If your products contain parts such as beads, marbles, balls, or other small parts that might detach from it and pose a potential hazard of clogging the esophagus of young children, we suggest you read this article, to understand the CPSC requirements. Continue reading Small Parts Regulations & Warnings in the United States
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.
- Finger paints
- Baby cribs
- Children high chairs
- Baby’s walkers
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.
- Baby cribs
- Infant walkers
- Bunk beds
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.
- Plush toys
- Electronic toys
- Children’s jewelry
- Children’s clothing
- Children’s furniture
- Feeding bottles
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
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.
Continue reading List of Products Covered by CPSIA: An Overview