Direct Retail Compliance 

Direct Retail Compliance  ACT Lab: Your trusted third-party, 17025 Accredited Testing Laboratory The consumer product industry is tightly regulated in major toy markets worldwide, a necessity driven by significant factors. Annually, numerous faulty product injuries arise, leading to potential product recalls, legal actions, and severe damage to reputation. Establishing a [...]


Commercial Retailer Compliance

Selling your product at various retail stores is a great way for an e-commerce business to expand its sales channels and diversify from relying solely on Amazon. However, it's essential to keep in mind that specific retailers have strict requirements, all products sold through them must comply with relevant regulations and mandatory safety [...]


Amazon Product Compliance

What does product compliance mean to Amazon? As a seller, it's crucial to have a good understanding of and adhere to Amazon's product and compliance policies. This approach not only enhances your chances of achieving success on the Amazon platform but also safeguards you from practices that might lead to penalties, restricted listings, or [...]


A Guide to Helmet Testing

Helmets are one of the most important pieces of protective gear for anyone engaged in activities that carry the risk of head injury. From cycling to football, motorcycle riding to construction work, helmets are designed to protect the head and brain from impact and injury. However, not all helmets are created equal, and it's critical [...]


Product Testing in China

China is a leader in product manufacturing and exports. The country produces 28.7% of manufactured products that are distributed around the globe. For US product distributors, partnering with manufacturers in China can be an attractive option due to cost and product availability.   However, what many companies may be unaware of is the regulations when [...]


Children´s Product Certificate (CPC): What to Know

Products intended for use by children under 12 years of age are generally considered children´s products. Such goods are held to stringent testing standards to ensure safety and are generally required to have an issued certificate. Whether you import or manufacture children´s products in the United States, a Children´s Product Certificate, also known as CPC, [...]


What is an ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratory?

If you are looking for quality product testing you have probably seen the term ¨ISO/IEC 17025 accredited laboratory¨, but what does this mean? Before choosing a third-party laboratory to conduct your testing it is crucial to ensure that the lab you work with has this certification. This certification ensures a uniform and often globally accepted [...]


Testing Children’s Garments

If you produce garments and apparel it is important to be aware of specific regulations your product may be subject to. Garment testing is unique in that both voluntary and mandatory tests should be considered depending on your product. From performance testing to thread count, there are an endless number of tests you can perform [...]


ACT Lab shares expertise with Camber Outdoors’ PitchFest finalists

ACT Labs, the independent third-party accredited laboratory that performs safety and compliance testing for the bike and outdoor industries, has partnered with Camber Outdoors, an organization dedicated to achieving gender parity in the active-outdoor industry. ACT Labs will provide expert advice on regulatory compliance to Camber Outdoor PitchFest finalists.

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