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Testing and Standards

How to comply with EU vacuum cleaner regulation

The European Union has introduced labelling requirements and power restrictions on vacuum cleaners, starting on September 1st, 2014. The new regulation affects the maximum electrical ... Continue Reading

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Testing and Standards

Toys standards and the EN 71 standard part 1-2-3 of 13

The EN 71 standard for the safety of toys made or imported into the European Union specifies the tests to perform to comply with the European ... Continue Reading

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How to comply with EN 71 regulation when importing toys?

This article is an introduction of the EN 71 regulation and how importers can comply with the regulation. Non-compliant toys are dangerous and have high ... Continue Reading

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Official CE logo and fake laboratory CE certificate

The CE logo of the European Union is often modified, rumors even say that there are two similar logos, one means “China Export”. In addition ... Continue Reading

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China toys manufacturers & international standards

Consumers are very cautious when purchasing toys. They carefully look at where they have been made. Usually the “Made in China” can make them reluctant ... Continue Reading

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Product Safety: China & Europe Collaborate

In order to sell your products anywhere in the world, you generally need to prove that they meet the product safety standards and requirements of ... Continue Reading

Quality Alerts

Hazardous Chinese Imports (RAPEX)

RAPEX is a European warning system for the fast information exchange between EU member states on dangerous products (except food, pharmaceuticals and medical devices).The latest ... Continue Reading