Effective June 1, 2020, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) updated its age-grading guidelines for toys, childcare articles, and other children's products. This document, Age Determination Guidelines: Relating Consumer Product Characteristics to the [...]
Dear valued customer, ACT Lab’s highest priorities are to help you bring your products to market and to make the world a safer place. This mission remains the same as we face these uncertain times. We understand that the [...]
As many of you are dealing with the daily uncertainties surrounding COVID-19, we are happy to report that currently all ACT Lab locations in the US, China, Taiwan, and Vietnam are open and operating, and no one in our ACT family has been directly affected by the virus. We are taking all recommended health and safety measures so we can continue to operate under the strict safety guidelines and minimize any negative effects on your business. [...]
As many are aware, the coronavirus outbreak has led to the mandatory closure of many factories and companies throughout China including our testing laboratory in Taicang. We are thankful to report that no one in our ACT family has contracted the virus and hope the same for your teams. [...]
Underwriters Laboratories has published a new standard for e-bike systems and certification of the bikes' electrical components. The new standard, UL 2849 and dated Jan. 2 focuses on pedal-assist and non-pedal-assist e-bikes' electrical systems and battery chargers to address specific issues related to those types of products, including mechanical, electrical and functional safety. [...]
ACT Lab, the independent ISO 17025-accredited, CPSC-approved laboratory that conducts safety and compliance testing for the bicycle, motorcycle, outdoor, and other industries, today announced an exclusive partnership with Consumer Testing Technology (CTT) of China. Under the new agreement, ACT Lab has become the exclusive North American sales agent of CTT's testing services...
February eNews Update: NHTSA Partners with ACT Lab to Ensure Helmet Safety, Update: CA Proposition 65, CA Adds Soluble Nickel to List of Prop 65 Toxic Chemicals, ACT Lab Expands China CMA Scope to Include GB Standards and more...