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Build An Adult Raincoat – Compliance Cheat Sheet

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


Stay ahead in rainy-day fashion while adhering to regulations with our Adult Raincoat Compliance Cheat Sheet, your ultimate companion for navigating US, UK, and German regulations. Our guide unpacks labeling mandates, safety standards, chemical limitations, testing prerequisites, certification processes, and waste management guidelines.
With this comprehensive cheat sheet, you can confidently navigate the regulations of these three diverse markets, ensuring your raincoat brand is synonymous with both style and compliance.
Embrace the rain in style, adhering to regulations flawlessly.

This Cheat Sheet Covers:

  1. United States (Federal)
    Navigating the federal regulations and standards for adult raincoats can be challenging, but our cheat sheet simplifies the process. We delve into labeling requirements, safety standards, chemical restrictions, testing and certification procedures, and eco-friendly waste management practices. This comprehensive guide ensures your raincoats not only keep your customers dry but also keep your business compliant.
  2. United Kingdom
    The UK’s fashion-forward market demands precision. Our cheat sheet provides insights into labeling finesse, safety benchmarks that align with British style, chemical restrictions, testing prerequisites, and waste management directives. Ensure your raincoats are not just waterproof but also regulation-proof in the UK.
  3. Germany:
    German consumers appreciate quality and compliance. Our cheat sheet guides you through labeling essentials, safety standards tailored to the German market, chemical restrictions, testing and certification requirements, and sustainable waste management practices. Stay dry and confident as you step into the German raincoat 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.