As global supply chains hit the bottleneck amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the gap between supply and demand of personal protective equipment or PPE, medical devices and testing kits is widening at an accelerating rate. Buyers are racing to find surgical masks, face shields, goggles, gloves, body suits, thermometers, respirators, and laboratory and ICU equipment fast […]
By Renaud Anjoran The CPSIA (Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act) was enacted in 2008 to enhance children’s product and toy safety in the USA in the wake of high-profile instances of toy recalls due to excessive levels of lead.
By Maegan Burkhart If you closely follow the European toy industry, you’ll know toys are commonly recalled for noncompliance with the EC Toy Safety Directive and EN 71 requirements.
By Renaud Anjoran Some clients have asked us “what is a certificate of conformity” over the years, and we wrote this article to answer that question.
By Maegan Burkhart Major clothing brand American Apparel recalled over 10,000 children’s “sleep sacks” in May 2019 due to a burn hazard. The related clothing items failed to meet the U.S. federal flammability standard for children’s nightwear and could easily catch fire.