Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA) for United States Importers

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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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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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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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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 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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US Law Label Requirements For Importers: A Complete Guide

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Planning to import beddings, stuffed toys, bean bags, or other stuffed products? Chances are your product requires a US Law Label. In this guide, we explain what the US Law Label is and the issues faced specifically by American importer ordering products from foreign manufacturers. Continue reading US Law Label Requirements For Importers: A Complete Guide

Furniture Fire Safety Standards in the European Union: An Overview

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Furniture Fire Safety Standards in the European Union

Planning to import, manufacture, or sell furniture in the European Union? In this guide, we explain what you must know about fire safety standards and regulations across the EU – including EN standards and national regulations in Germany, France, Italy, and the United Kingdom.

Mentioned Products

  • Upholstered chairs
  • Upholstered stools
  • Divans
  • Upholstered bed bases
  • Mattresses

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Furniture Regulations in Australia: An Overview

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Planning to import and sell furniture in Australia? In this guide, we explain the basics of furniture regulations in Australia, including AS/NZS standards, safety requirements, labeling, and much more.

Mentioned Products

  • Bunk beds
  • Cots
  • Bookshelves
  • Drawers
  • Upholstered furniture
  • Swivel chairs

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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

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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