Children's products include children's toys, children's clothing and others. For merchants selling children's products, please observe the following product requirements, in addition, please read the general requirements for all products.
1. Product Certificate
Children and school supplies are required to have proof of product safety, i.e. Children's Product Certification (CPC).
The certificate must contain the following information:
- Trade name and description;
- Manufacturer's name;
- Date and location of manufacture;
- Test date and location of the goods;
- Laboratory name and place of testing;
- List of every consumer product safety regulation that the certification of merchandise is based on.
2. Product Package
Please attach the product inspection certificate and product instructions to the product package.
3. Product Material
Product material information must be indicated clearly in the product description:
- Children's clothing must specify its material and fabric;
- Children's tableware and/or dining utensils must specify their materials and ingredients and must not be made of materials such as melamine, polycarbonate, and polyvinyl chloride.
4. Traceable Label
Children's products designed or primarily used for children under the age of 12 must have distinctive permanent markers (often referred to as "traceable labels").
Requirements for traceable labels are the following:
- They are attached to the product and its packaging.
- The tag or label must contain some basic information, including:
- Name of the manufacturer or private labeler;
- Date and place of manufacture of the product;
- Detailed information about the manufacturing process, such as lot number, run number, or other identifying features;
- Any other information to determine the specific source of the product.
5. Warning Labels
If a product is intended for children over 3 years of age and contains small parts, a warning label (see below) is required.
If the small part comes from a toy or product for children under 3 years of age, the toy or product is a prohibited because the small part poses a choking hazard.
6. Children's Clothing
In addition to the above requirements, requirements for children’s clothing are consistent with requirements for clothing for men and women. For more information, read this article.