Tagged 'Product Safety'

4 Sizzle Recalls Promotional Grills Due to Fire Hazard

Importer 4 Sizzle, based in Stateline, Nevada, has issued a recall of approximately 1,700 promotional barrel grills after receiving reports of two grills catching fire. No injuries were reported. Read More »

Product Responsibility: The Compliance Questionnaire

Product Responsibility: The Compliance Questionnaire

Picture it—it’s a Friday afternoon and your mind is already focused on the weekend. Suddenly you get an email from one of your biggest customers with the subject heading, “compliance questionnaire.” The attachment is an innocent-looking, three-page document that asks a number of questions about product safety, social compliance and regulations. No big deal, right? Actually, it is a big deal. Read More »

Small Changes, Big Impact

Small Changes, Big Impact

The promotions industry is a strange and complex place. Even though we serve the largest companies in the world, our industry’s foundation is built on small-business entrepreneurship. There is a lot of which to be proud. Our industry was one of the first to forge trading lines with Asia back in the 1980s, and we continually bring new innovations to advertising. Plus, the range of products we offer is vast with useful and memorable items from dish towels to electronics. When it comes to compliance, however, our industry has not been a trailblazer, and I think it’s safe to say that it took us some time to get on the bandwagon. Read More »

True Confessions Of A Compliance Officer

True Confessions Of A Compliance Officer

Feeling My Way Through A Dizzying New Profession Read More »

Take A Closer Look

Take A Closer Look

Why The CPSC Mandates Enhanced Safety Programs Read More »

For Children Only

For Children Only

A Proposed CPSC Rule Expands The Phthalate Ban In Kid’s Toys And Care Items Read More »

Blast From The Past

Blast From The Past

More Changes In Store For Lithium-Ion Power Pack Regulations Read More »

The Good News About Transparency

The Good News About Transparency

Our industry is now in the spotlight. Here’s how to manage it. Read More »

Buyer Beware

Buyer Beware

Lithium-Ion Power Packs Require Careful Transport Read More »

Be Smart About Making Green Claims

Be Smart About Making Green Claims

According to Kermit the Frog, “It’s not easy being green.” But for members of the promotional products industry willing to acquaint themselves with the Federal Trade Commission’s Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims, it’s not hard to keep your claims clean. Read More »

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