List of CPSIA Consulting Companies: 8 Companies

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CPSIA consultant companies

Ensuring The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) compliance requires a thorough understanding of safety standards, certification, lab testing, labeling, and small parts requirements. Rather than managing the CPSIA compliance on their own, many importers and manufacturers opt to work with professional consultants.

In this guide, we list consulting companies offering CPSIA compliance services in the United States.

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List of UK Authorised Representative Companies 2021: Our Top 10 Picks

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UK Authorised Representative

Looking for an Authorised Representative in the UK to ensure that you can keep selling to consumers in Britain? In this guide, we list companies offering UK AR services to sellers in the EU, China, the United States, and many other countries.

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List of FCC Consulting Companies: Our 8 Top Pick

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FCC consultant

Ensuring compliance with FCC-related standards, labeling, testing, and certification requirements requires expertise that many importers and manufacturers don’t have in-house. As such, many businesses seek outside help – namely from consulting companies and other service providers specialized in the FCC compliance process.

In this guide, we list some of the leading firms offering such services – everything from SDoC and technical file creation to ‘design for compliance’ engineering and debugging services.

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List of FDA Consulting Companies: Our 9 Top Picks

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FDA consultant companies

FDA (Food and Drug Administration) regulations cover food contact materials, medical devices, food, cosmetics, and more. Understanding and implementing compliance with the relevant standards, documentation, labeling, and lab testing requirements often requires help from qualified experts.

In this guide, we list some of the leading companies offering FDA product compliance-related services for a wide range of products and materials. Each company profile includes an introduction, services, and qualifications.

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Finding the Right Product Testing Company: Testxchange Q&A

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Testxchange

Finding a product testing lab with the right product scope, price range and accreditation is challenging – especially as a small business or startup. In my experience, they sometimes don’t even bother responding to smaller businesses.

To better understand what it takes to find a qualified lab, and what that means in practice, we reached out to Testxchange – a lab test booking platform based in Germany. Continue reading Finding the Right Product Testing Company: Testxchange Q&A

List of REACH Consulting Companies: Our 9 Top Picks

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Testing Lab

REACH compliance consulting firms are specialized in helping importers, brands, and manufacturers comply with the EU REACH regulation. For example, this includes everything from understanding the specific chemical and heavy metals restrictions for certain products and materials, lab testing services, documentation, and registration.

In this guide, we list some of the world’s leading consulting firms offering REACH compliance services. While REACH is an EU regulation, many of the listed companies are based outside the European Union, including the United States, China, and the UK.

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List of Product Compliance Consultants & Law Firms in the United States

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Need help ensuring compliance with CPSIA, CA Prop 65, FCC or FDA regulations, or other compliance requirements in the United States? Compliance consultants and law firms specialized in product compliance can help with everything from research to the practical aspects.

In this guide, we list US-based product compliance consultants and law firms that offer a wide range of services – covering electronics, children’s products, kitchen products, and more.

Each company profile includes an introduction, service overview, and product scope.

Listed Companies

  • PC Squared Consultants
  • Testing Partners
  • Compliance Services International
  • Baxter Regulatory Solutions
  • Laser Compliance
  • Duane Morris
  • Bird & Bird
  • Miles & Stockbridge
  • Barnes & Thornburg
  • Alston & Bird

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List of Product Compliance Consultants & Law Firms in the European Union

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European Union Product Compliance Consultants and Law Firms

Compliance consultants can help with everything from researching safety standards to the actual creation of user manuals, label files, and compliance documents. They can act as a helping hand throughout the entire compliance process, or only take care of specific parts.

In this guide, we list some of the more well-known and established compliance consulting firms and law firms offering various types of product compliance-related services in the European Union.

Each company profile includes an introduction, service overview, and product scope.

Listed Companies

  • INSTRKTIV
  • Zatisfy
  • ProductIP
  • TerrainQ Solutions
  • Compliance & Risks
  • B-Lands Consulting
  • Ringtved Consult
  • Global Norm
  • ALSTER Consulting
  • CIRS
  • Trade-e-bility
  • Beacon Regulatory Consulting
  • MC Medical Concept

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List of UL Standards Testing Companies: Our Top 7 Picks

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UL Testing Companies

Underwriter Laboratories (UL) are most well-known for developing product standards – also known as UL standards. While UL also offers lab testing services, other labs are also accredited to test products according to applicable UL standards.

In this guide, we list several leading companies offering UL standards testing solutions for electronics, and other product categories. Continue reading List of UL Standards Testing Companies: Our Top 7 Picks

Buying EN Standards Online: A How-To Guide

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EN Standards

EN standards cover everything from electrical safety and substances, to mechanical toy safety. It’s often necessary that importers and manufacturers carefully study the technical aspects of all relevant EN standards even at the early stages of product development. That said, EN standards are generally not available for free – but must be purchased online.

Further, EN standards can often be purchased both digitally (PDF file) or as a physical hardcopy.

In this guide, we list several online stores where you can buy EN standards covering electronics, toys, textiles, medical devices, machinery, and many other product categories. Continue reading Buying EN Standards Online: A How-To Guide