What product testing is required prior to shipping?

The follow product categories require regulatory testing or a regulatory form/certificate to be completed before being shipped to URBN. Please find more information on the specific test requirements, as well as certificate templates in the Regulatory Requirements menu on the right.

 

Product Type Regulatory Requirement
                   Adult  Apparel Flammability :  16 CFR 1610
Prop 65 *if applicable
   
  

        Children’s Apparel

Flammability CPSC: 16 CFR 1610, 16 CFR 1611,  16 CFR 1615,  16 CFR 1616,
Flame Retardants (TDCPP,TCEP,TCPP)
Mechanical Hazards(Small parts, sharp points)                                               16 CFR 1501,16 CFR 1500.48,16 CFR 1500.49
Drawstring of children’s clothing:  ASTM F 1816
Total lead content/substrate
Total lead in paint in surface coating
Total Cadmium
Formaldehyde
Phthalates
Sleepwear labeling- “wear snug fitting, not flam resistant”
Prop 65 *if applicable
 
  

Jewelry

 Metal Containing Jewelry( lead in jewelry)                                 https://www.dtsc.ca.gov/HazardousWaste/Jewelry/upload/Jewelry-Fact-Sheet.pdf

  

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Sunglasses

Prop 65
                                       Lens Impact Resistance

21 CFR 801.410

   
 Socks Hosiery  Flammability : 16 CFR 1610
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Shoes Prop 65
  

 

 

 

 

Handbags/Bags

 

 

 

 

 

 
Lead in Surface Coating    * if applicable
 Total Lead (accessible components)  EPA 3050B/ 3051
Total Cadmium   EPA 3050B/ 3051
Phthalates (accessible components)                                                                   PVC, PU, Synthetic leather, Soft Plastics  US-CPSC-CH-C1001- 09.3
   
Accessories ( including, Hats, Gloves, Scarves, Mittens, belts) Flammability : 16 CFR 1610
  Lead in Surface Coating:   16 CFR 1303
              Total Lead (accessible components)  EPA 3050B/ 3051
  Total Cadmium   EPA 3050B/ 3051
  Phthalates (accessible components)                                                                   PVC, PU, Synthetic leather, Soft Plastics  US-CPSC-CH-C1001- 09.3
  Formaldehyde Test (printed Items)
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                      Furniture

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                 

Lead (Paint and surface coating) 16 CFR 1303
California Air Resource Board (CARB)  Formaldehyde Emissions from Composite Wood Products Airborne Toxic Control Measure          (ATCM) Title 17 section 93120/ASTM D 6007 
Sharp Points and Edges:16  CFR 15.48/1500.49(mod) C.R.C., c. 931 Sec.8 (mod)
Flame Retardants:                                                                                                Penta-BDE, Octa-BDE ,Deca-BDA ( various state requirements)http://www.ncsl.org/research/environment-and- natural-resources/flame-retardants-in-consumer-products.aspx
PFOS (required only if declared with functional finishing – e.g. grease, stain, water repellent)
Law Label- Stuffed Product/Upholstered Furniture
Upholstered Furniture Flammability Regulation Label (California)- TB 117
Upholstered Furniture Flammability Warning- (California) TB 116
Upholstered Furniture Label (California):  SB-1019 flame retardant chemicals. 
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                       Tabletop                                                                    (*Includes but not limited to glass, cermamic, and silver plated flatware, mugs,pitchers, utensils, serveware)

Leachable Lead & Cadmium(ceramic): FDA CPG 7117.06 & 7117.07 ASTM C738
Leachable Lead & Cadmium from Silver Plated HollowwareFDA CPG 7117.05
Leachable Cadmium and lead from Tim and Decorated Ceramic Glass Drinking Article: ASTM C927
Lead Content in Paints and Similar Surface Coating: 16 CFR 1303
Food Contact Plastic and Polymeric Coating:         FDA 21 CFR 175/ 21CFR177/21 CFR 180.22/21 CFR 181.32
Food Contact Paper or Paperboard: 21 CFR 176.170
Bisphenol-A Content(BPA):  Various State laws
Microwave safe, dishwasher safe claim(s):   Proper Documentation must be provided to confirmation must be provided upon request
Prop 65
 
  

Bathmats/Rugs

 

 

 Flammability:

16 CFR 1630/1631

Prop  65
 
 

Bedding

 

Flammability:ASTM D4151(blankets)/ASTM D 1230
Down Products please see all IDFB requirements                                                        http://www.idfb.net 
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Lighting

      Hazardous substances in lights-(California RoHS)  CA AB1109 / acid digestion, organic extraction / ICP, GCMSanalysis
                          DOE requirement- Lamp/Bulb 10 CFR 430.32

http://www.regulations.doe.gov/certification-data/

 

             CEC Documentation – Lamp/Bulb (California)CEC-400
Lighting Facts label on Package(General Service Lamp)                     16 CFR Part 305.15
Prop 65