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Ensuring Product Safety

The Importance of Certification Standards


In today's globalized world, where international trade is made easier, product safety has become a paramount concern to protect consumers. With the rise of imports from China and other countries, it is crucial to ensure that these products meet established safety standards. In this article, we will discuss the importance of safety and labeling standards, as well as the need for stringent oversight by relevant authorities - Ensuring Product Safety.


Safety standards play a vital role in safeguarding consumers against potentially hazardous products. For instance, IEC 60335 sets safety requirements for household appliances, while IEC 60950 defines safety criteria for information technology equipment. These standards ensure that products conform to specific safety requirements, such as protection against electric shocks, fire hazards, and other potential risks.


When it comes to product labeling, adhering to appropriate standards is essential to provide clear and accurate information to consumers. For example, IEC 62133 establishes requirements for the labeling of rechargeable batteries, while IEC 60086 specifies labeling requirements for non-rechargeable cells. These standards ensure that consumers are informed about necessary precautions during the use, storage, and disposal of these products.


Regarding user manuals, ISO 82079-1 provides guidelines for creating clear and comprehensible manuals. This standard defines requirements regarding content, structure, language, and presentation of user manuals, aiming to ensure that users have the necessary information to safely and properly use the products.


It is crucial for manufacturers and distributors to adhere to these labeling and manual standards to ensure consumer safety and facilitate proper product use. By ensuring effective communication of information, consumers will be better informed about product features, warnings, and precautions associated with product use.


Product safety is a shared responsibility among manufacturers, distributors, and regulatory authorities. It is imperative that safety and labeling standards are strictly followed to protect consumers from unsafe or non-compliant products. Additionally, authorities must increase oversight of e-commerce companies such as eBay, Alibaba, and Amazon, who present themselves as convenient purchasing solutions but do not always guarantee product compliance with safety standards.


As a manufacturer of equipment and devices for product testing and compliance, Ormity Inc. discreetly supports the promotion of product compliance, fulfilling its social responsibility by raising awareness of the significance of certification standards.


We hope this article has assisted the general public in understanding the product certification system and reinforces the significance of product safety in our daily lives.



If you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@ormity.com or by phone at +1 (514) 900-5699 and +1 (438) 771-4355. Ormity Inc. is committed to promoting product safety and compliance for the benefit of all consumers.

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