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Compliance Cheat Sheets: The Apparel Collection

Sep 21, 2023 Compliance Cheat Sheets: The Apparel Collection


Unlock the secrets to seamless market entry with our comprehensive collection of Compliance Cheat Sheets. Crafted by industry experts Stacey Bowers and Kim Plassche, these cheat sheets serve as your trusted companions, providing a roadmap to navigate the intricate world of product compliance regulations. Whether you’re venturing into the vibrant markets of Australia, Canada, France, the United States, the European Union, or other global destinations, our cheat sheets are designed to empower your brand with the knowledge needed to meet labeling requirements, safety standards, chemical restrictions, testing and certification prerequisites, and eco-conscious waste management guidelines.

Each cheat sheet is tailored to a specific product category, ensuring they not only meet compliance but thrive in the global marketplace. Explore the expertise of our cheat sheets and embark on a journey to compliance excellence

This Cheat Sheet Collection Covers:

  1. Build an Adult Dress
  2. Build Children’s Sleepwear
  3. Build an Adult Raincoat
  4. Build an Adult Workout Shirt
  5. Build a Leather Wallet
  6. Build a Handbag
  7. Build Children’s Socks
  8. Build Adult Undergraments
  9. Build Child’s Overalls
  10. Build Sneakers

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.