Candle Safety Standards and Regulations in the US: An Overview

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Candles sold in the United States are subject to various regulations, safety standards, labeling, and other compliance requirements. In this guide we take a closer look into 16 CFR Part 1500.17, ASTM standards, California Proposition 65, country of origin marking, and other compliance requirements that US candle manufacturers and importers must keep track of.

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Carpets and Rugs Regulations in the United States: An Overview

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Carpets and rugs sold in the United States are subject to various regulations, flammability standards, labeling, and testing requirements. In this guide, we cover the Flammable Fabrics Act, CPSIA, ATSM standards, California Proposition 65, and other compliance requirements for carpets and rugs.

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Lithium Battery Regulations and Standards in the US: An Overview

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Lithium Battery Safety Standards in the United States

Lithium batteries are commonly found in smartphones, electronic toys, e-cigarettes, and many other electronic devices. In this guide, we cover lithium battery regulations and safety standards in the United States. This includes UL standards, CPSIA, and the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR).
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Shoes and Footwear Regulations in the United States: An Overview

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Shoes Footwear Regulations US

Footwear imported and manufactured in the United States is covered by various regulations, standards, substance restrictions, labeling, and testing requirements. Further, additional requirements apply to protective footwear and children’s footwear.

In this guide, we explain what you need to know about the OSH Act, 16 CFR Part 1610, California Proposition 65, and other compliance requirements for footwear.

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Furniture Flammability Safety Standards in the United States: An Overview

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Furniture Flammability Safety Standards United States

Furniture imported to or manufactured in the United States is subject to various flammability standards. In this guide, we explain what US businesses must know about 16 CFR Part 1640, California Technical Bulletin 117-2013, ASTM standards, and more.

The guide also covers flammability testing requirements, labeling, certification, and compliance risks.
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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, carpets, mattresses, and other products – either manufactured in or imported 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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ENERGY STAR® Guide for Importers and Manufacturers

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ENERGY STAR Guide

Are you an importer or manufacturer looking to use the ENERGY STAR mark for your products? Having the mark on your product communicates that your product is more energy efficient.

This article covers the ENERGY STAR program and its associated marks and addresses common questions associated with the program. The primary source for this article comes from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, ENERGY STAR program.

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Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) Guide: An Overview

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Are you an importer or manufacturer of appliances and equipment in the US? The Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) imposes test procedures, labeling requirements, and energy targets that may apply to your product.

In this article, we introduce the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) and its parts, and we address common questions associated with the act.
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CPSIA Requirements For Importers & Manufacturers: A Complete Guide

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CPSIA Guide

The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) regulates all children’s products (for 12-year-olds or younger) imported, manufactured, and sold in the United States. In this guide, we explain what importers and manufacturers must know about CPSIA requirements.

More specifically, the guide covers the product scope, mandatory safety standards, certification, tracking labeling, and labeling requirements.

The article also explains how businesses and consumers can determine if a certain product is non-CPSIA compliant.

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E-Bike Regulations & Standards in the United States: An Overview

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E-bikes Regulations in the United States

E-bikes are defined as bicycles with an electric motor that provides pedal assistance and allows riders to accelerate their pace. This guide is relevant to all companies indenting to import, manufacture, or sell e-bikes in the United States. It covers both regulations and standards for e-bikes, including 16 CFR Part 1512, FCC Title 47, CPSIA, and more.

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