Product Compliance Info Tool Updates

Version 1.2.2

Released on 2021-05-06

1. EU Timber Regulation – Added for other products, packaging materials, accessories (general), home products (general), furniture (general), kitchen products

2. EU Energy Labelling Framework Regulation – Updated for electronics (general), kitchen appliances, electronics toys (EPREL Registration added, New Energy Labels added, sources updated)

3. US Flammable Fabrics Act – Upholstered Furniture – Updated for furniture (general) (Regulation name updated, information about 16 CFR Part 1640 – Standard for the Flammability of Upholstered Furniture added, sources updated)

Version 1.2.1

Released on 2021-04-13

1. US Product Packaging Substance Restrictions – Updated for all categories (substances examples added, second source added)

Version 1.2

Released on 2021-03-23

New Product Categories

Electronic Kitchen Appliances (EU & US)

This category is relevant for electrical products in contact with food or beverage. This includes electrical kettles, steamers, coffee machines, and other kitchen appliances (including battery-powered devices).

Electronic Toys (EU) / Electronic Children’s Product (US)

This category is relevant for all electronic toys, such as RC cars or battery-powered toys.

Other Updates

1. EU Manufacturer/Importer Information – Updated for all categories (company/address location clarified)

2. US Manufacturer/Importer Information – Updated for all categories (company/address location clarified)

3. EU Market Surveillance Regulation (EU) 2019/1020 – Added for all categories (optional)

4. EU Regulation (EU) No 10/2011: Plastic FCM – Updated for food contact materials and kitchen products (New source added and clarifications regarding substance limits and authorised substances)

5. US Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) – Added for electronics (general)

6. EU Language Requirements (Documents & Labeling) – Added for all categories

7. US Language Requirements (Documents & Labeling) – Added for all categories

8. US Uniform Packaging and Labeling Regulation (UPLR) – Updated for all categories (Company role examples added)

9. EU Battery Safety Standards – Updated for electronics (general) (Additional standard added)

10. US – CPSIA – CPSIA Tracking Label – Updated for children’s products (New source concerning tracking label placement on the product and packaging added).

11. US – CPSIA – Durable Infant Products – Updated for children’s products (New source concerning tracking label placement on the product and packaging added).

Version 1.1.3

Released on 2021-02-24

1. US Uniform Packaging and Labeling Regulation (UPLR) – Added for all categories

2. US Technical Bulletin 117-2013 (TB 117-2013) – Updated for furniture (information about inclusion on the Flammable Fabrics Act (FFA) and labeling requirements added)

3. EU Manufacturer/Importer Information – Updated for all categories (example cut)

4. US Manufacturer/Importer Information – Updated for all categories (example cut)

Version 1.1.2

Released on 2021-01-06

1. EU Energy Labelling Framework Regulation – Added for electronics (general)

2. EU Ecodesign Directive – Updated for electronics (general) (Sources updated)

3. EU Single-use Plastic Directive – Updated for other products, food contact products, and kitchen products (Information about marking requirements and source added)

4. EU Toy Safety Directive – Small Parts Requirements – Added for toys

5. EU Toy Safety Directive – Other Warning Labels – Added for toys

6. US CPSIA – Small Parts Requirements – Added for all categories excluding pet products and packaging materials

7. US CPSIA – Other Warning Labels – Added for all categories excluding pet products and packaging materials

Version 1.1.1

Released on 2020-12-09

1. EU Single-use Plastic Directive – Added for other products, food contact products, and kitchen products

2. EU REACH – Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) – Updated for all categories (Information about the Waste Framework Directive added)

3. EU REACH – Persistent Organic Pollutant (POP) Regulation – Added for all categories

Version 1.1

Released on 2020-11-02

New Product Categories

14 categories of products (from 6 to 20) added (EU & US):

  • Electronics (General)
  • Toys (EU) / Children’s Products (US)
  • Food Contact Products
  • Fitness Equipment
  • Pet Products
  • Watches
  • Packaging Materials
  • Clothing (General)
  • Sportswear
  • Children’s Clothing
  • Caps & hats
  • Accessories (General)
  • Bags
  • Jewelry
  • Eyewear (EU) / Sunglasses (US)
  • Home Products (General)
  • Furniture (General)
  • Home Textiles
  • Kitchen Products
  • Other Products

The “Other Products” category enables users to get a fairly accurate assessment – even for products falling outside the scope of the standard categories.

Other Updates

New Input Options

New input options related to materials, packaging, age group, and more.

PDF Report: Updated Layout

The report now includes graphics and it is divided into 3 sections:

  • Product-specific requirements
  • Input specific requirements
  • Country/market-specific requirements

Support Tickets Included

Option to open support tickets added.

Version 1.0

Released on 2020-09-14

The first version of the Product Compliance Info Tool includes the following options:

1. 2 markets: EU and US

2. 6 categories of products: Clothing, Jewellery, Toys, Food Contact Products, Electronics, Furniture

3. Up to 9 product specification’s options: Wooden product, Children product, Leather product, Hazmat, Stuffed product, Packaging included, and more

4. Possibility to download the final PDF report in your browser, store it into your “Report Page”, and send it to your email address.