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Why UL Certification for Product Safety is so Important for some Importers [Podcast]

Our head of New Product Development and resident product reliability expert, Andrew Amirnovin, joins Adrian in this bonus episode to introduce and talk about UL compliance. Andrew shares his experience to answer these questions: What is the UL certification? Who … Continue reading

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Exploring Product Safety & Reliability Issue Liability [Podcast]

Sofeast’s CEO Renaud Anjoran is joined by two guests, Clive Greenwood and Andrew Wilson of WWMG associates to discuss the topic of liability for product safety issues. There’s commonly a disconnect between Chinese manufacturers and their foreign customers over who … Continue reading

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EU MDR Changes: Are You Selling a Medical Device, and What Class Is It?

If you make, import, or distribute products that end up on the European Union market, and if your products may be categorised as medical, you need to be very clear about that. As we discussed recently, the companies involved in … Continue reading

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How The EU MDR Will Change The Medical Device Industry Forever [Podcast]

Our CEO Renaud is joined again by Clive Greenwood, a China-based product compliance expert, to discuss the new EU MDR. We all heard about the Wild West of PPE imports in the early days of the pandemic where worrying amounts of substandard … Continue reading

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Product Compliance For Made-In-China Products [Podcast]

In This Episode… If you’re getting your products made in China (or other Asian countries like Vietnam) you as an importer should be very concerned about whether they’re compliant with the country they’re being sold in’s safety rules and regulations. So … Continue reading

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Why Do Importers Need Product Reliability Testing? [Podcast]

Product reliability testing is a must for importers who want to avoid risk… 2020 added considerable strain and difficulty to many importers’ lives, so today, more than ever, it’s so important to implement measures to protect your business against expensive … Continue reading

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Why YOU Need a Product Safety Program

It’s astounding and perhaps a little bit scary that we see many importers with Chinese suppliers continuing to purchase and import products that pose a potential risk to consumers, kids, or pets without taking the necessary measures to test product … Continue reading

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Toy Safety Tips: The Right Mindset for Inventors & Designers

Let’s get into a list of toy safety tips that will help you get into the right mindset to build safety into your toys from the start of the process and avoid anything as drastic as a safety recall. Inventors … Continue reading

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How Important Are Safety/Compliance Laboratory Certifications For Your Made-In-China Product?

While developing and manufacturing a new product in China, it is worthwhile trying to get laboratory certifications that demonstrate the safety and compliance of your products. Why? It’s about your liability and about what your customers will think of your … Continue reading

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