With child safety being a primary concern for parents, caregivers and communities, Intertek offers extensive Juvenile Products Testing

Intertek's regulatory experts verify the constructional integrity, safety, and quality of a variety of juvenile products with innovative testing, auditing, and inspection services, including to new Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) regulations, GB, EU Toy Directive, and to Juvenile Product Manufacturers Association (JPMA) accreditation.

We strive to facilitate the creation of the safest environment possible for children by enhancing the design, safety, and quality of juvenile products, including:

We offer extensive material testing including lead content in surface coatings (16 CFR 1303) and in substrates, including phthalates (DBP, DEHP, DINP, BBP, DNOP, DIDP), ASTM F1313 Volatile N-Nitrosamines (for rubber nipples), DEHP – ASTM D3421, and other heavy metals. Physical testing is provided by our experts including but not limited to bite, compression, impact, tension, drop and torque testing.

Our experts also actively participate in a broad range of advisory committees and boards developing standards, including the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), Comité Européen de Normalisation (CEN), American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM), and the Juvenile Product Manufacturers Association (JPMA).

In addition to the juvenile products testing solutions stated above, Intertek also offers witness testing as well as a full suite of services for each and every chemical found in your product including toxicity assessments, chemical certification and quality assurance solutions.

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada Rules for Juvenile Products

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Health Canada Rules for Juvenile Products serve as regulatory bodies that aim to protect the safety and well-being of children by establishing and enforcing safety standards for juvenile products in their respective countries. Download this easy reference guide to help better understand the rules and requirements.

Solutions for Juvenile Products

With the rise of the middle class in Asian countries including China and India, consumers from the East and the West are now increasingly looking for high-quality juvenile products and willing to pay a premium for safe and sustainable products.

The safety of juvenile products is a paramount concern of every parent or caregiver and the responsibility of the whole community. A safe product and environment should be provided for all children and their surroundings. From design and safety to quality assurance, Intertek strives to achieve consumer confidence and trust in your products and ensure the overall sustainability of your brand for years to come.

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