We understand that small business owners sometimes need extra help figuring out which CPSC safety requirements apply to their products. While there is no "one size fits all" checklist of safety requirements, we have highlighted valuable resources below that can help both new and experienced small businesses learn more about CPSC’s safety requirements.
Are you a small business with a new product? Start with our Regulatory Robot, designed to guide you through CPSC’s product safety requirements.
Small Business Education Videos
The Small Business Ombudsman has created several step-by-step videos to help walk you through certain CPSC safety requirements and product areas.
Business Education and Guidance
Making a toy? Importing clothing? Want to learn more about CPSIA requirements? Check out the Business Education page to find in depth information about different product areas and read more about common CPSC safety requirements.
Small Batch Manufacturer Registry
Qualifying small batch manufacturers may be able to reduce their testing costs for certain products and materials if they have evidence that the product complies with the applicable CPSC safety requirement(s) and have registered with the CPSC.
About the Small Business Ombudsman
The Small Business Ombudsman’s principal mission is to guide small businesses through CPSC’s complex regulatory landscape, to help them bring their products into compliance, and to resolve procedural issues with the agency.
Small Batch Manufacturers Testing Requirements
Small batch manufacturers can register with CPSC to obtain relief from certain third party testing requirements for children’s products.
View Small Batch Manufacturer Registry FAQs