Fujian BACL was formally recognized as listing laboratory of CPSC on October 10, 2018, and it can offer children’s products and decorations’ testing services for the US market since then. The authorized CPSC testing standards include toy standards- ASTM F963-17 (126.96.36.199 (2) and ASTM f963-17(188.8.131.52 (2) (b), and standards for children’s products and decorations.Main testing standards for children’s products and decorations such as CPSC-CH-E1001-08.3\CPSC-CH-E1002-08.3\CPSC-CH-E1003-09.1\CPSC-CH-C1001-09.4 can be referred to on the website shown below ：https://www.cpsc.gov/cgi-bin/LabSearch/SearchResult.aspx?ReqId=6VfvCcs4J9VW99jLpGtxyQ%3d%3d
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is one of the United States federal government agencies, and its aim is to protect the public’s interests and reduce the risk of injury or death caused by the use of the products, which are under the jurisdiction of the CPSC. For example, to protect consumers and families from potential safety hazards such as fire, electrical accidents, chemical hazards and mechanical hazards, and to ensure that those consumer products such as toys, cribs, power tools, lighters, and household chemicals are secure.
ASTM F963-17, namely Toy Safety Standards, is a comprehensive set of standards involving a large number of known toy-related hazards, and its early version is a voluntary industry consensus standard. In 2008, CPSC issued the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act, which specified that the Toy Safety Standards was then will be implemented from voluntary compliance to enforcement nationwide. For International trade in toys, the toys that do not meet ASTM F963 requirements shall no longer be allowed to enter the U.S. market.
Fujian BACL, formerly known as the branch of Shenzhen BACL, was established in 2009. It is the seventh independent laboratory of BACL group in China with the testing capacity covering the fields of textile, leather/fur, footwear and shoe materials, toys and children’s products and accessories, packaging materials, electronic and electrical products, etc. Fujian BACL will adhere to the fine tradition of BACL Group forever- taking “professional, accurate, efficient and authoritative” as the tenet and having service consciousness carried out the whole supply chain, to provide one-stop quality and safety management services on product testing, certification, inspection, consulting, training and so forth, helping customers all over the world to get their products met all requirements of compliance and quality assurance by senior professional skills, advanced testing equipments and a comprehensive authorization qualification.