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Build An Adult Workout Shirt – Compliance Cheat Sheet

Sep 08, 2023 Build An Adult Workout Shirt – Compliance Cheat Sheet


Elevate your fitness apparel brand with our Adult Man’s Workout Shirt Compliance Cheat Sheet, designed to help you conquer the markets of the United States and the European Union with specifics of US federal guidelines and EU regional requirements.
From labeling intricacies to safety benchmarks, chemical limitations, testing prerequisites, certification processes, and waste management directives, this cheat sheet is a game-changer.
Confidently stride into the US and EU markets, ensuring your workout shirts are not just performance-driven but also compliance-driven.

This Cheat Sheet Covers:

  1. United States (Federal)
    Fitness enthusiasts demand top-notch quality for their clothing in the USA. Our cheat sheet breaks down the federal regulations governing adult workout shirts. Explore labeling requirements, safety benchmarks, chemical restrictions, testing and certification protocols, and eco-friendly waste management practices. Keep your customers comfortable and compliant as they hit the gym.
  2. European Union
    The EU’s regional regulations demand attention to detail. Our cheat sheet offers insights into labeling finesse, safety standards that cater to European preferences, chemical limitations, testing prerequisites, and sustainable waste management guidelines for exercise clothing. Elevate your workout shirt brand to meet the EU’s high standards for both comfort and compliance.

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.