Baby Pacifier Standards & Regulations in the United States

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Baby pacifiers are subject to safety standards, substance regulations, labeling, certification, and lab testing requirements in the United States. In this guide, we explain the basics that every baby pacifier importer or manufacturer in the US must know about CPSIA, ASTM standards, compliance risks, and more.

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CPSIA Durable Infant or Toddler Products Guide

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All children’s products manufactured or imported in the US are covered by the CPSIA. However, additional requirements apply to certain types of children’s furniture, baby walkers, play yards, and other products classified as durable infant and toddler products.

In this guide, we explain what these additional requirements are, and how this impacts importers and Amazon sellers in particular. Continue reading CPSIA Durable Infant or Toddler Products Guide

Baby Carrier Standards and Regulations in the United States

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Baby carriers manufactured and imported in the United States are covered by mandatory safety standards, substance restrictions, labeling, certification, and lab testing requirements. In this guide, we cover CPSIA, ASTM standards, and other compliance requirements applicable to several types of baby carriers – including soft infant carriers, frame child carriers, and sling carriers.

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Baby Feeding Bottle Standards & Regulations in the United States

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Planning to import or manufacture baby feeding bottles in the United States? In this guide, we explain what you must know about safety standards, substance restrictions, labeling requirements, lab testing, and certification.

We also explain why baby bottle importers must be particularly careful when buying from overseas manufacturers.

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Children’s Product & Toy Safety Regulations in Singapore: An Overview

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Planning to import and sell toys or other children’s products in Singapore? In this guide, we explain what you must know about safety standards, product classifications, testing requirements, labeling, documentation, and more.

Mentioned Products

  • Finger paints
  • Baby cribs
  • Children high chairs
  • Baby’s walkers

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Children’s Product & Toy Safety Regulations in Hong Kong: An Overview

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Hong Kong businesses importing and selling children’s furniture, baby products, toys, and other children’s products must ensure compliance with the Toys and Children’s Products Safety Ordinance.  In this guide, we cover safety standards, documentation, lab testing, and more.

Mentioned Products

  • Toys
  • Baby cribs
  • Infant walkers
  • Bunk beds
  • Pacifiers

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Children’s Product & Toy Safety Regulations in Canada: An Overview

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About to sell toys or other children’s products in Canada? In this guide, we explain what importers and manufacturers must know about Canadian toy safety standards, chemical restrictions, labeling, lab testing, and documentation.

Mentioned Products

  • Plush toys
  • Electronic toys
  • Children’s jewelry
  • Children’s clothing
  • Children’s furniture
  • Feeding bottles

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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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List of Products Covered by CPSIA: An Overview

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The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) is applicable to all toys and other children’s products sold in the United States. In this guide, we list toys, babywear and other (often less obvious) products covered by CPSIA.
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Amazon Toys & Children’s Products Requirements For Sellers: An Overview

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Amazon Toy Children Products Requirements

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Planning to sell toys or other children’s products on Amazon? In this article, we explain what Amazon sellers must know about mandatory safety standards, certification, lab testing, labeling, and other requirements.

We also explain what documents Amazon’s compliance team often requests from companies selling toys and other children’s products on their platform.

Note: This guide only covers product regulations, standards and other requirements for selling on Amazon in the United States (e.g. CPSIA). However, the same principles apply when selling products on Amazon in the European Union (e.g. Toy Safety Directive), Australia, Japan, and elsewhere. Further, Amazon can change their own terms and requirements at will. This article serves as an introduction, but not a replacement for the up to date seller requirements on the Amazon Seller Central.

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