Enabling you to identify and mitigate the intrinsic risk in your operations, supply chains and business processes.
Evaluating how your products and services meet and exceed quality, safety, sustainability and performance standards.
Validating the specifications, value and safety of your raw materials, products and assets.
Intertek is internationally accredited by major industry associations and governing bodies to promote the highest standards in child product safety.
The Juvenile Product Manufacturer’s Association (JPMA) provides the certification required to inform consumers that your childcare products meet all sections of ASTM (American Society for Testing of Materials) standards and federal requirements (16 CFR). As a JPMA-accredited independent testing laboratory, Intertek has developed comprehensive testing tools to ensure compliance with JPMA guidelines worldwide.
Intertek assists manufacturers seeking a JPMA certification seal through product simulations and extensive performance testing. With a data-driven expertise in the juvenile products industry, our scientific models have been honed to uncover potential hazards before your product goes to market – protecting both your brand and loyal consumers.
The JPMA currently sponsors 23 certification programs for juvenile products such as cribs, strollers, car seats, bedding and a wide range of accessories and decorative items. As a national trade organization, it represents 95 percent of the prenatal to preschool market, translating to 250 companies across the United States, Canada and Mexico. Intertek is proud to lead the juvenile products industry in adherence to JPMA and regulatory standards, overseeing the manufacture and distribution of safe children’s products for business efficiency and ongoing consumer protection.
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