Sorting through - and keeping up with - global laws can be risky and overwhelming. Let Hohenstein experts help you determine which laws are applicable and create a smart testing plan to protect your consumers and your reputation.

Regulatory Assessments by Category and Testing

Hohenstein services cover regulatory testing for the following U.S., Canada and EU laws. Contact us for help with other countries and regulations.

Toxins  |  Flammability  |  Labeling  |  Mechanical  |  PPE  |  Medical  |  Sustainability  |  Children's  |  Toys >

General Product Safety Laws

US - United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

  • Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA)

CA - Health Canada

  • Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA)

EU - European Commission

  • General Product Safety Directive (GPSD) (2001/95/EC)

Toxic Substances Regulations

US - United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

  • Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA)
  • Federal Hazardous Substances Act

US - States

  • California Proposition 65
  • Chemicals  of High Concern for Children (CHCC)
  • Connecticut Child Product Safety Act
  • Utah - Upholstered Furniture and Quilted Clothing Inspection Act

CA - Health Canada

  • Canada Consumer Protection Safety Act (CCPSA)
    • Surface Coating Materials Regulations
    • Consumer Products Containing Lead Regulations
    • Phthalates Regulation

EU - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

  • REACH
  • Regulation Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPS)

EU - European Environmental Agency

  • Directive on packaging and packaging waste

EU - Countries

  • National EU/EEA state legislation
  • Norway Products Regulation

Flammability Testing Regulations

US - United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

  • Flammable Fabrics Act (FFA)
  • Federal Hazardous Substances Act (FHSA)

CA - Health Canada

  • Canada Consumer Protection Safety Act (CCPSA)
  • Textile Flammability Regulation
  • Children's Sleepwear Regulation

EU - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

  • REACH

Fiber Identification & Labeling Laws

US - United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

  • Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA)
  • Federal Hazardous Substances Act (FHSA)
  • Flammable Fabrics Act (FFA)

US - Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

  • Textile Fiber Products Identification Act/Textile Labeling Rule
  • Fair Packaging and Labeling Act
  • Care Labeling Rule
  • Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act
  • Deception as to composition
  • Made in USA Labeling Rule
  • Wool Products Labeling Act
  • Fur Products Labeling Act (FPLA) and Truth in Fur Labeling Act

US - Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

  • Methods of marking specific articles

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

  • Organic Fibers: Organic Foods Production Act (OFPA)

US - States

  • Placement, warning language
  • Uniform Label Law
  • Fur labeling
  • Plastic bag suffocation warning
  • California Proposition 65
  • Connecticut Child Product Safety Act
  • Utah - Upholstered Furniture and Quilted Clothing Inspection Act

CA - Canada Competition Bureau

  • Textile Labelling Act (TLA) and Textile Labelling and Advertising Regulations (TLAR)

CA - Canada Border Services Agency

  • Canadian Customs Tarriff

CA - Health Canada

  • Canada Consumer Protection Safety Act (CCPSA)

CA - Quebec - Office of Consumer Protection (OPC)

  • Quebec Consumer Protection Act
  • Charter of the French Language

    EU - European Commission

    • General Product Safety Directive (GPSD) Regulation
    • Textile Labelling Act
    • Labelling of materials: footwear
    • Textile Fibre Labelling Regulation

    UK - Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

    • UK - Textile Labelling Act

    Mechanical Testing Regulations

    US - United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

    • Federal Hazardous Substances Act (FHSA)
      • Choking hazard warning label
      • Sharp accessible points test
      • Sharp accessible edges test
      • Small parts - hazardous conditions safety test before and after use, abuse testing
      • Tension test
      • Torque test

    Children's Product Regulations

    US - United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

    • Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA)
    • Federal Hazardous Substances Act (FHSA)
    • Flammable Fabrics Act (FFA)

    US - Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

    • Textile Fiber Products Identification Act/Textile Labeling Rule
    • Fair Packaging and Labeling Act
    • Care Labeling Rule
    • Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act
    • Deception as to composition
    • Made in USA Labeling Rule
    • Wool Products Labeling Act
    • Fur Products Labeling Act (FPLA) and Truth in Fur Labeling Act

    US - Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

    • Methods of marking specific articles

    United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

    • Organic Fibers: Organic Foods Production Act (OFPA)

    US - States

    • Child Product Safety Acts
    • Chemicals of High Concern for Children (CHCC)
    • California Proposition 65
    • Placement, warning language
    • Uniform Label Law
    • Fur labeling
    • Plastic bag suffocation warning
    • Connecticut Child Product Safety Act
    • Utah - Upholstered Furniture and Quilted Clothing Inspection Act

    CA - Health Canada

    • Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA)
      • Surface Coating Materials Regulations
      • Consumer Products Containing Lead Regulations
      • Phthalates Regulation
    • Textile Flammability Regulation
    • Childrens Sleepwear Regulation

    CA - Competition Bureau Canada

    • Textile Labelling Act (TLA) and Textile Labelling and Advertising Regulations (TLAR)

    CA - Canada Border Services Agency

    • Canadian Customs Tarriff

    CA - Quebec - Office of Consumer Protection (OPC)

    • Quebec Consumer Protection Act
    • Charter of the French Language

    EU - European Commission

    • General Product Safety Directive (GPSD) (2001/95/EC)
    • Textile Fibre Names and Labelling Regulation
    • Textile Labelling Act
    • Labelling of materials: footwear
    • Textile Fibre Labelling Regulation

    EU - European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

    • REACH
    • Regulation Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPS)

    EU - European Environmental Agency

    • Directive on packaging and packaging waste

    EU - Countries

    • National EU/EEA state legislation
    • Norway Products Regulation

    UK - Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

    • UK - Textile Labelling Act
    Children's testing & certification

    Children's Drawstrings

    US - United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

    • Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA)

    US - States

    • New York - general business law
    • Wisconsin

    CA - Quebec - Consumer Protection Act

    • Quebec - Consumer Protection Act

    EU - European Commission

    • General Product Safety Directive (GPSD)
    Children's testing & certification

    Children's Toy Regulations

    CA - Health Canada

    • CCPSA Toy Regulations

    EU - European Commission

    • Toy Safety Directive

    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Regulations

    Medical Device Regulations

    Medical Device Testing and Certification

    Sustainability Regulations

    Sustainable Development and Certification

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    Hohenstein Institute America