List of Products Covered by the Ecodesign Directive: An Overview

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The EU Ecodesign Directive sets energy consumption requirements for a wide range of products, including lighting products, electronic displays, refrigerators, washing machines, dishwashers, windows and insulation materials. In this article, we explain what this means for various products covered by the Ecodesign Directive.

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Wood and Bamboo Product Regulations in the European Union: An Overview

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Wooden Products Regulations in the EU

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Are you planning to sell wood or bamboo products in the European Union? In this guide, we cover what importers and Amazon sellers must know about the European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR), REACH, GPSD, EN standards lab testing and much more.

Mentioned Products

  • Wooden furniture
  • Wooden toys
  • Wooden handicrafts
  • Wooden bowls
  • Wooden construction materials
  • Bamboo cutlery
  • Bamboo decking
  • Bamboo toilet paper

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Wooden Furniture Regulations in the European Union: An Overview

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Wooden Furniture Regulations in the European Union

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Are you planning to import and sell wooden furniture in the European Union? In this article, we cover the EUTR, REACH, GPSD, EN standards and other requirements applicable to wooden furniture.

Mention products

  • Wooden chairs
  • Wooden tables
  • Wooden bed frames
  • Wooden cabinets

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Wooden & Bamboo Kitchen Products Regulations in the European Union: An Overview

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Importers and Amazon sellers trading wooden and bamboo kitchen utensils in the EU must ensure compliance with a number of product regulations. In this guide, we cover food contact materials requirements, wooden product regulations, chemicals, and heavy metals restrictions and much more.

Mentioned Products

  • Wooden spoons
  • Wooden spatulas
  • Wooden cutting boards
  • Wooden forks
  • Bamboo plates
  • Bamboo cups
  • Bamboo melamine composites

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Wooden Furniture Regulations in the United States: An Overview

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Wooden Furniture Regulations in the United States

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Planning to import or export wooden furniture to the United States? In this guide, we cover the basics of APHIS regulations, T 117-2003, CA Prop 65, country of origin labeling and much more.

Mentioned Products

  • Wooden tables
  • Wooden sofas and benches
  • Wooden bunk beds
  • Wooden chairs
  • Wooden outdoor furniture
  • Upholstered wooden furniture
  • Children’s wooden ffurniture

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Furniture Regulations in the European Union: A Complete Guide

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Furniture Regulations in the European Union

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Planning to import and sell furniture products in the European Union? In this article, you will learn the basics of safety regulations and labeling requirements applicable to furniture products including GPSD, REACH, and more.

Mentioned Products

  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Beds
  • Desks
  • Sofas
  • Upholstered furniture

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Furniture Regulations in the United States: A Complete Guide

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Furniture Regulations in the United States

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About to import and sell furniture in the United States? In this article, we cover furniture regulations, labeling requirements, certification, lab testing, and other requirements in the United States.

Mentioned Products

  • Bunk Beds
  • Cribs
  • Bookcases
  • Chairs
  • Dressers

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REACH Product Lab Testing: A Complete Guide

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REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and restriction of CHemicals) regulates chemicals, heavy metals and pollutants in all consumer products imported to or manufactured in the European Union.

Third-party lab testing is the only way to verify that your product or REACH compliant, and therefore legal to sell in the European Union.

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Wood & Bamboo Product Regulations in the United States: A Complete Guide

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Planning or import wooden or bamboo products to the United States? In this guide, we explain what you must know about permits, fumigation, APHIS regulations and markings.

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For the wooden handicrafts products, it is regulated by the animal and plant health inspection service (APHIS) in the United States, and the scope of wooden handicrafts products including the example below:

  • Baskets
  • Birdhouse
  • Boxes
  • Picture frames
  • Pencils
  • Wooden furniture
  • Other items composed of wood

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