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Build An Adult Dress – Compliance Cheat Sheet

Sep 08, 2023 Build An Adult Dress – Compliance Cheat Sheet


Elevate your fashion line and stay ahead in the world of compliance with our comprehensive Adult Dress Compliance Cheat Sheet.

We unravel the intricacies of adhering to clothing regulations in Australia, Canada and France.

Our expertly crafted cheat sheet covers everything from labeling requirements to safety standards, chemical restrictions, testing and certification, and waste regulations.
Unlock the potential of these markets with our comprehensive cheat sheet, ensuring your brand is not just compliant but also fashionably aware.

This Cheat Sheet Covers:

  1. Australia
    Down under, regulations for adult dresses encompass labeling requirements, safety standards, chemical restrictions, and stringent testing procedures. This cheat sheet delves deep into each aspect, offering valuable insights to ensure your products meet compliance effortlessly.
  2. Canada
    From provincial labeling nuances to safety benchmarks, our cheat sheet demystifies the labyrinth of Canadian regulations. Stay on top of chemical restrictions, testing and certification prerequisites, and waste management guidelines, allowing you to confidently enter the Canadian market.
  3. France:
    Elegance meets compliance in the French market. Discover the labeling finesse required for adult dresses, explore safety standards that resonate with the French style, and navigate chemical restrictions with our cheat sheet. Additionally, gain insights into testing and certification processes and eco-friendly waste management practices to thrive in this fashion-forward market.

Meet The Authors

Stacey Bowers, Manager, Global Market Access, Compliance & Risks

Stacey Bowers, MILS, is the Manager of Compliance & Risks’ Global Market Access team.

Stacey is a self-described “law nerd” with nearly 20 years’ experience consulting on international consumer products regulations and standards. She has extensive knowledge of analytical, labeling, safety and testing issues applicable to apparel, cosmetics, food, food contact articles, footwear, giveaways/ incentives/ premiums, home textiles, jewelry, juvenile products and toys.

Stacey and her team of 10 librarians and lawyers produce current, comprehensive and customized research to address strategic business needs for retailers and manufacturers, including entering new geographic markets; facilitating education and training throughout the supply chain; and development of global best practices around regulatory compliance.

Kim Plassche, Senior Regulatory Consultant, Global Market Access, Compliance & Risks

Kim Plassche is a Senior Regulatory Consultant on the Global Market Access team at Compliance & Risks, Ltd., where she researches and monitors international product safety legislation for custom client reports.

Kim is a librarian by training, with 18 years of experience and a Master of Library Science from the State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY. Prior to taking on her C&R role, she served as Map Librarian at her alma mater.

Kim has also worked in public and private libraries, including at a consumer products testing company, where she researched regulations and standards for internal and external clients.