[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Product safety has become a big focus in the promotional products industry as well as the retail industry. There are many guidelines, laws, and regulations to ensure that products are safe to the end-users.
Of the many safety acts that must be followed to ensure the safety of promotional products, the one below was passed in 2008 and covers a variety of product safety concerns.
The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) - This act addresses many product safety aspects including the content of lead and phthalates, tracking labels, safety for infant/toddler specific products, third-party testing, and safety of toys for children. This act is extensive and it covers much more than the aforementioned.
You can follow this safety act to the letter of the law for your product and still cause harm. There is one, often overlooked aspect of promotional products safety that doesn't necessarily come to the top of your mind when you think about product safety.
In the same way that retail manufacturers should be concerned with product safety, so should promotional products manufacturers, distributors, and companies who use promos. In past news, there have been countless recalls in the retail & promotional products industry that caused devastating financial blows to...