UL helps you make sure you deliver products that meet the highest level of safety and quality.
The decorative details common in children’s garments and accessories increase the risk of safety concerns. UL helps deliver products that meet the highest level of safety and quality.
Children’s apparel containing buttons, cords, beading, appliques, snaps, zippers, rivets, toggles, or trim can become a toy in the hands of an infant or toddler. UL’s safety testing focuses on the prevention of choking hazards due to the ingestion of small parts and the prevention of strangulation or entanglement hazards due to the presence of cords. UL’s team of textile and apparel experts can assess during prototyping and top-of-production whether finished products meet the most stringent standards for safety and quality.
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UL’s laboratories use recognised methods to test children’s apparel for compliance to brand specifications as well as international regulations and standards including:
Recognized for our history and extensive expertise in the safety review and testing of toys, and a deep understanding of child behavior, UL is proficient in providing Risk Assessment Protocols to the children’s apparel industry in response to the need for objective evaluation.
UL provides additional consumer product services, including: