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U.S. CPSIA Compliance Testing Services

Ensure That Your Formaldehyde Emissions Comply with U.S. CPSIA Standards

There is no room for error when it comes to children’s products. You must adhere to every detail of federal regulations – or risk a ban on the product.

For formaldehyde emissions, TÜV Rheinland offers U.S. CPSIA compliance services that help you meet the requirements of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA).

We are approved by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission as an accredited third-party laboratory to test for lead paint in children's products, including textiles, plastics, rubber, and toys, according to regulation 16 C.F.R., Part 1303.

Benefits at a Glance

With TÜV Rheinland’s U.S. CPSIA compliance services, you can be sure of:

  • Compliance to U.S. federal law, including the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA)
  • A lead against the competition with a neutral audit seal from a globally recognized, certified third party
  • Punctuality and cost reduction, thanks to our fast audit times and long-standing experience
  • Reduced risk of company liability with documented safety standards
  • Exclusive, one-stop service
  • Greater market access

Our U.S. CPSIA Compliance Testing Services

TÜV Rheinland provides testing in accordance to the guidelines provided by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), including:

  • Risk and responsibility assessments
  • CPSIA scope and compliance requirements
  • Product assessments
  • Responsibilities: dates and deadlines and legal requirements
  • Company and/or product strategy definition
  • Strategy guide and plan to reach compliance

Key Points Addressed in the CPSIA

The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) is a U.S. federal law established on August 14, 2008, which:

  • Restricts the use of lead and phthalates in children’s products
  • Implements mandatory toy standards (ASTM F963)
  • Requires that certain products are tested by a third-party testing laboratory
  • Applies to products that are subject to any consumer product safety rule under the act or any similar rule, ban, standard, or regulation under any other act enforced by the Consumer Product Safety Council (CPSC)

And, if you’re interested in TÜV Rheinland’s U.S. CPSIA compliance testing services, you may also be interested in these services:

  • Factory audits
  • Inspection services
  • Testing and certifications
  • Toy testing
  • TÜV STAR program

Products Covered

Our services cover children's products, including:

  • Textiles
  • Plastics
  • Rubber
  • Toys