Safety and quality validation services to protect our children
Children’s garments and accessories are becoming more decorative and detailed, increasing the opportunity for hidden risk or danger. UL helps you to deliver products that meet the highest levels 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. 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 on children’s apparel.
UL’s team of textile and apparel experts can assess design during prototyping and top-of-production for safety and quality to the most stringent standards.
Our offering include:
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:
UL’s laboratories use recognised methods to test children’s apparel for compliance to brand specifications as well as international regulations and standards including: