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    Child-resistant fastenings

    2022-09-29
    ProductIP
    Intermediate

    Hundreds of incidents occur yearly where children are harmed after contact with dangerous chemicals. According to national poison centres these accidents happen frequently with household chemical products that require child-resistant fastenings.

    Ban on PFAS and PFCA in Consumer Products

    2022-06-30
    ProductIP
    Experienced

    Chances are that your product contains PFAS and PFCA! Restrictions are already in place. Some additional restrictions will come into effect early next year. PFAS are used in a wide variety of consumer products because of their unique chemical and physical properties.

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    Müller Krusche Quality GmbH

    2021-05-26
    ProductIP
    Beginner

    Müller Krusche Quality GmbH is an owner managed, service company that provides quality assurance services to manufacturers and importers as well as retailers in the field of international purchase of non-food products.

    Eurofins

    2021-05-26
    ProductIP
    Beginner

    Probably the fastest growing international laboratory network, Eurofins owes its success to the professionalism of its staff, certainly the most valuable asset in this corporation, and to the continuous investment in R&D and state-of-the art equipment

    SGS

    2021-05-26
    ProductIP
    Beginner

    SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 80,000 employees, we operate a network of more than 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world.

    Hermes Hansecontrol

    2021-05-26
    ProductIP
    Beginner

    Hermes Hansecontrol is more than another testing and certification company. We aim to provide a service with added value: safety, quality, and sustainability. We “consult to improve“ – because our clients’ success is our success

    QIMA

    2021-05-26
    ProductIP
    Beginner

    QIMA is a leading global quality control and compliance programs provider that partners with brands, retailers and importers around the world to secure, manage and optimize their supply chain.

    CMR Substances

    2021-05-21
    ProductIP
    Intermediate

    CMR substances are chemical substances (or mixtures) of specific concern due to the long term and serious effects that they may have on human health. 

    Guidance for toys

    2021-04-16
    ProductIP
    Beginner

    The toy safety directive 2009/48/EC (link) is one of the most important pieces of product legislation. Children do not yet have sufficient knowledge of risks and they are vulnerable. Adult sellers rely on the toy making industry for safe products. Unfortunately, the number of recalled toys remains (too) high.

    Food contact Materials

    2021-04-08
    ProductIP
    Experienced

    Materials and articles which are intended or reasonably to be expected to come into contact with food, such as food packaging, kitchen equipment, glassware, cutlery and dishes, are all considered to be food contact material.

    The hazards of small, strong magnets

    2021-03-23
    ProductIP
    Intermediate

    Magnets attract themselves as well as people of all ages, especially children. Regrettably, enclosed in its attractiveness is also a lethal risk for products that contain small, strong magnets.