Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA) for US 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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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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Amazon Beauty Products & Cosmetics Requirements For Sellers: An Overview

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Cosmetics and skincare products

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Planning to sell makeup, haircare, skincare, or other cosmetic products on Amazon.com? In this guide, you’ll find a breakdown of regulations, labeling requirements, documentation, and lab testing rules that all cosmetics sellers on Amazon.com must know.

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E-Cigarette & E-Liquid Regulations in the United States: An Overview

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E-cigarettes regulations in the US

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E-Cigarette & E-Liquid imported, manufactured, and sold in the United States must comply with a range of regulations, and standards. In this guide, we cover what you must know about the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FDCA), UL Standards, labeling requirements, documentation, lab testing, and more.

Mentioned Products

  • E-cigarette pens
  • Refillable e-liquid tanks
  • Reusable e-pipes
  • Rechargeable e-pipes
  • Vaporizers

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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

Cosmetics Regulations in the United States: An Overview

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Cosmetics Regulations United States

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Planning to import or manufacture cosmetics in the United States? In this guide, we explain what you must know about FDA rules, cosmetics labeling, lab testing, documentation, and much more.

Mentioned Products

  • Makeup products
  • Haircare products
  • Skincare products
  • Bath oils
  • Nail polishers
  • Oral hygiene products

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Furniture Fire Safety Standards in the United States: An Overview

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Furniture Fire Standards United States

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Planning to import or manufacture furniture in the United States? In this guide, we explain what you must know about both federal and state-level furniture fire safety regulations, certification requirements, third-party lab testing, compliance risks and more.

Mentioned Products

  • Upholstered chairs
  • Upholstered bed bases
  • Box springs
  • Couches
  • Carpets
  • Rugs

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Sportswear Product Regulations in the United States: An Overview

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Sportswear Regulations United States

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About to import or manufacture sportswear in the United States? Keep reading and learn what you must know about athletic wear labeling requirements, ASTM standards, lab testing, flammability regulations, substance restrictions, and more.

Mentioned Products

  • Sport jackets
  • Sport trousers
  • Swimsuits
  • Knitted sportswear
  • Children’s sportswear
  • Yoga wear
  • Nylon fabric
  • Polyester fabric

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CPSC Small Batch Manufacturer Guide For Importers

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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.

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Bedding & Pillow Regulations in the United States: An Overview

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Bedding Regulations United States

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Planning to import or sell bedding products in the USA? In this guide, we explain what you must know about safety standards, labeling requirements, chemical restrictions, lab testing, fire safety, and compliance risks.

Mentioned Products

  • Bedsheets
  • Comforters
  • Pillows
  • Pillowcases
  • Quilts

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