List of California Proposition 65 Product Testing Companies

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California Proposition 65, which is also known as CA Prop 65, is a California right-to-know law that regulates more than 800 substances in all consumer products. All consumer products sold in California must comply with the CA Prop 65 regulations.

Third-party lab testing is the only way to ensure your products are CA Prop 65 compliant.

In this article, we list some lab testing companies that provide CA Prop 65 product testing services.

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Wrist Watch Regulations & Labeling in the United States

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Planning to import and sell wristwatches in the United States? In this article, you will learn the basics of safety standards and labeling requirements applicable to watches.

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Leather Product Regulations in the United States: An Overview

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Planning to import and sell leather products in the United States? In this article, you will learn the basics of regulations and labeling requirements applicable to leather products.

Mentioned Products

  • Leather footwear
  • Leather wallets
  • Leather apparel
  • Leather bags

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List of CPSC Accepted Product Testing Labs: Our Top 8 Picks

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Looking for a CPSC accepted product testing company to test your products? In this article, we list a number of CPSC accepted testing companies with facilities in the United States, China, Europe and elsewhere. For each lab, we provide a short description, a list of services related to CPSC regulations and standards, and some relevant company information.

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CPSIA Children’s Product Certificate (CPC): A Practical Guide

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Planning to import toys and children’s products to the United States or sell on Amazon? If so, a Children’s Product Certificate (CPC) is mandatory. In this guide, we explain why you need a CPC, how to create on and why you should not rely on your overseas manufacturer to do it for you.

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General Certificate of Conformity (GCC): A Practical Guide

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Planning to import products from Asia to the United States? Chances are that you must issue a General Certificate of Conformity (GCC). In this guide, we explain how this works in practice.

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CPSIA and ASTM F963 Product Lab Testing: A Complete Guide

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CPSIA lab testing is mandatory when importing and selling toys and other children’s products in the United States. This guide answers the essential questions about CPSIA and ASTM testing that all importers and Amazon sellers must know.

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How to Determine Applicable Product Safety Standards: 5 Methods

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How do you know which product safety standards and labeling requirements apply to your product?

Finding information on product regulations, be it a simple t-shirt or a new electronic device, is often the hardest part of the compliance process. In this guide, we list official websites and service providers that can help you find out which regulations apply to your products.

In addition, you will also learn how lab testing companies and consultants can help you assess mandatory product regulations and standards for your products.

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Electronic Product Compliance in Practice: By Fabien Gaussorgues

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Electronic product compliance goes beyond listing safety standards and paperwork. Ensuring compliance when importing, exporting or manufacturing electronic devices starts at the drawing board.

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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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