Expertise. Childcare articles.
When purchasing childcare products, in most cases, the primary aspect for any consumer is the quality, convenience of use, functionality, as well as materials used and last but not least – the price of the product. Manufacturer shall not only fulfil the wishes of the potential consumers and meet the expectations about the product quality characteristics, but at the same time to produce products that meet all the safety requirements.
Most of the childcare goods are within the scope of General Product Safety Directive 2001/95/EC, but certain criteria applied to them are regulated both by the mandatory applicable EU and national laws and regulations, as well as by the voluntary applicable EN standards.
Like any product, childcare products may create risks, such as the risks of injury, choking, strangulation, suffocation, chemical contamination, health risks, and the like. Therefore, the entrepreneur must find the most suitable solution for proving and confirmation of safety of the children's products offered on the market – for example, product certification, testing or safety assessment.
Any product that, under normal or reasonably foreseeable conditions of use, including long-term usage, installation and maintenance, does not present any risk or presents only the minimum risks compatible with the product's use and are considered to be acceptable and do not expose the users and bystanders to health risks, can be considered SAFE.
Services offered by LATSERT will provide for entrepreneurs with the necessary evidences in the safety assessment preparation process of childcare products:
testing – testing of childcare article quality characteristics and safety requirements set in the EN standards;
summarization of safety requirements defined in the laws and regulations applicable to particular children's products;
childcare article safety assessment in accordance with the EU requirements
and other requirements.