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The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) is a United States Government law restricting levels of hazardous materials in products imported or made within the US, especially those for children.
REACH is a European Union regulation (1907/2006/EC) restricting the levels of specific chemical substances in all imported goods. Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and restriction of Chemicals (REACH) is one of the most comprehensive and far-reaching pieces of environmental legislation to come out of the European Union.
RoHS is a European Union directive restricting the use of hazardous materials in both products imported or made within the EU. RoHS affects any company importing goods containing electrical components into the European Union.
In response to consumer health concerns, phthalates are being phased out of toys in the United States CPSIA, Canada, and the European Union REACH. At high level of exposure, the toxicological properties of phthalates present a risk of cancer and can lead to adult infertility.
ASTM F963 Toy Safety Testing
ASTM F963 has long been a key standard for toy safety testing.
CA Proposition 65 Compliance
Those doing business in the state of California must be aware of the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, more commonly known as California Proposition 65, or Cal Prop 65.