Third Party Testing

Federal law requires that every children's product be tested by a third party, CPSC-accepted laboratory for compliance with the applicable federal children's product safety requirements.

 

Begin by reviewing the Initial Certification Testing FAQ below for more information about third party testing generally. We've also provided FAQs about additional kinds of third party testing that may be required. The type of third party testing that may apply to an individual product may vary based on a variety of factors related to production choices. Companies should pay close attention to these mandatory testing requirements and maintain good records to document their compliance.