Azo Dye Regulations in the United States: An Overview

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Azo Dye Regulations United States

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Many US states have restrictions concerning azo dyes in apparel, leather goods, food contact materials, and other consumer products. In this guide, we explain what importers and manufacturers must know about US azo dyes restrictions and lab testing requirements.

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Formaldehyde Regulations in the United States: An Overview

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Composite Wood Products

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Formaldehyde is a naturally occurring organic compound, found in everything from construction materials and pressed-wood products to clothing textiles. Formaldehyde is also regulated in the United States, meaning that materials must not contain amounts of the substance above certain limits.

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Formaldehyde Regulations in the European Union: An Overview

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Pressed-wood products

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Formaldehyde is a naturally occurring organic compound that is used to manufacture wooden products, clothing textiles, and more. High levels of formaldehyde can also cause irritation – and more severe deceases.

As such, formaldehyde is strictly regulated in the European Union. Keep reading, and learn what EU importers and manufacturers must know about formaldehyde restrictions, and lab testing requirements.

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Candle Safety Standards & Regulations in the United States: An Overview

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Candles

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Planning to import or manufacture candles in the United States? In this guide, we cover CPSC regulations, ASTM standards, documentation, labeling requirements, and lab testing rules for candles.

Mentioned Products

  • Wax candles
  • Scented candles
  • Gel candles
  • Nightlight candles
  • Tea lights
  • Candle rings

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Candle Safety Standards & Regulations in the European Union: An Overview

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Importing and manufacturing candles in the European Union requires that you understand the various safety standards, labeling, and documentation requirements. Keep reading, and learn more about the relevant EN standards, General Product Safety Directive (GPSD), lab testing, REACH, and more.

Mentioned Products

  • Wax candles
  • Indoor candles
  • Floating candles
  • Freestanding candles
  • Tea light candles

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Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA) for United States Importers

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Cleaning Products

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The Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA) regulates household product packaging in the United States. PPPA aims to ensure that product packaging containing certain substances cannot be easily opened by children – while also being accessible to older or disabled people.

In this guide, we explain the basics that importers, exporters, and manufacturers must know about the PPPA.

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Flammable Fabrics Act (FFA) Guide For United States Importers

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Shirts

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The Flammable Fabrics Act (FFA) regulates flammability in clothing, sleepwear, carpets, mattresses, and many other textile products – either manufactured in or manufactured to the United States. In this guide, we explain how the FFA works and what you must do to ensure compliance.

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Furniture Regulations in Singapore: An Overview

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Upholstered furniture

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Planning to import or manufacture furniture in Singapore? In this guide, we explain what you must know about regulations, safety standards, lab testing, risks, and more.

Mentioned Products

  • Bean bag chairs
  • Mattresses
  • Bunk beds
  • Tables and desks
  • Sofas
  • Upholstered furniture

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Furniture Regulations in Hong Kong: An Overview

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Upholstered Furniture

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Planning to import and sell furniture in Hong Kong? In this guide, we explain what you must know about the Consumer Goods Safety Ordinance, furniture fire safety standards, product testing, and much more.

Mentioned Products

  • Divans
  • Domestic seating
  • Outdoor tables
  • Bed bases
  • Upholstered mattresses

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Furniture Regulations in Canada: An Overview

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Furniture Regulations Canada

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Furniture importers and manufacturers in Canada are responsible for ensuring compliance with a range of standards and regulations. In this guide, we cover Canadian children’s furniture standards, labeling requirements, lab testing, and much more.

Mentioned Products

  • Couches
  • Mattresses
  • Glass enclosures
  • Children’s furniture
  • Futons

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