Restricted Substances Testing

CPSIA / CPSC Testing

USA Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), It's a stronger requirement about the harmful matter in the field of US consumer product, especially the product for children. According to CPSIA, total lead content in coatings and paint will be reduced to 90 ppm gradually, add the requirement about total lead content of touchable substrate 100ppm, and unify the regulation on PAEs for all US states and require toys safety standards more seriously.
Relevant definition
"Children's product" means consumer product designed or intended primarily for children 12 years of age or younger.
"Children's toy" means a consumer product designed or intended by the manufacturer for a child 12 years of age or younger for use by the child when the child plays.
"Child care article" means a consumer product designed or intended by the manufacturer to facilitate sleep or the   feeding of children age 3 and younger, or to help such children with sucking or teething.
"Toys that can be placed in child's mouth" means a toys can be placed in a child's mouth if any part of the toy can actually be brought to the mouth and kept in the mouth by a child's mouth by a child so that it can be sucked and chewed. If a toy or part of a toy in any dimension is smaller than 5cm, it is considered as being able to be placed in the mouth.
Regulation about lead in children's product and coatings
Lead in surface coating: 90 ppm ; Lead in substrate: 100 ppm
Phthalates Requirement on limited value









Toys(can’t be placed in the mouth)





Toys(can be placed in mouth)


Child care article

According to CPSIA, the products importing to US must have a qualification by manufacturers and importers certifying product is in compliance with standards and regulations applicable to the product. And mandatory accredited third party testing for certain children's product.
As a third-party testing agency, PTS Testing Service can give the testing services below for customers:
◆Total lead ◆Phthalates
CPSC Regulation Testing for Lead and Phthalates

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