CPSIA Durable Infant or Toddler Products Guide: A Complete Guide

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All children’s products manufactured or imported in the US are covered by the CPSIA. However, additional requirements apply to certain types of children’s furniture, baby walkers, play yards, and other products classified as durable infant and toddler products.

In this guide, we explain what these additional requirements are, and how this impacts importers and Amazon sellers in particular. Continue reading CPSIA Durable Infant or Toddler Products Guide: A Complete Guide

Small Parts Regulations and Warnings Requirements in the European Union

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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 and Warnings Requirements in the European Union

Small Parts Regulations and Warnings in the United States: An Overview

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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 and Warnings in the United States: An Overview

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 and Toy Safety Regulations in Canada: An Overview

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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 Manufacturers: An Essential Guide

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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 Manufacturers: An Essential Guide

List of Products Covered by the Toy Safety Directive and EN 71

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Toy Safety Directive EN 71 Product List
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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Children’s Furniture Regulations in the European Union: An Overview

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It’s critical to fully understand all children’s furniture regulations when selling in the European Union. In this guide, we explain the basics of EN 71, REACH and EN standards relevant to children’s furniture.

Mentioned Products

  • Children’s Mattresses
  • Children’s Chairs
  • Cribs
  • Bunk Beds
  • Children’s high chairs
  • Table mounted chairs

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Children’s Furniture Regulations in the United States: An Overview

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If you are planning to import children’s furniture to the US market, this is an article you should not miss reading. In this article, we introduce some regulations and standards regarding importing and selling children’s furniture in the United States.

Mentioned Products

  • Children’s chairs
  • Children’s stools
  • Booster seats
  • Bunk beds
  • Cribs
  • Bassinets

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Toy and 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.

Mentioned Products

  • Kids clothing
  • Kids equipment
  • Toys
  • Kids furniture

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