If you’re a small seller or vendor, you may not be aware of the many regulations that your product may be subject to. Here are a few links to get you started. Any support you need in evaluating your products or determining next steps, use the Contact form. Note: Food and Drugs are deliberately excluded from this list, as my firm does not at this time support food testing and supply chain management.
In general, any product that meets any one of the following criteria is likely to be regulated: 1) is intended for a person under 14 years of age; 2) emits a wireless frequency, either intentionally or unintentionally; 3) plugs into a wall; 4) is intended for use on the skin (i.e. cosmetics), or will have prolonged contact with skin over time (i.e. art supplies); 5) will be in contact with food or could be absorbed into food in the normal course of use; 6) contains a lithium battery; 7) contains poisonous, toxic, or corrosive chemicals; 8) depending on jurisdiction, in part or in whole of textile fabrics; 9) has stuffing or is upholstered in such a way that the stuffing isn’t immediately visible to the consumer.