Annual Testing

We at TM International take pride in our products.   Please note that all products manufactured by us are tested annually to ensure that they meet or exceed the following regulations and requirements:

USA TESTING

  • Total Lead Content in Substrates – CPSIA Section 101
  • Total Lead – CA Prop 65
  • ASTM F963-16 – Physical and Mechanical, Flammability of solids – CPSIA Section 106
  • ASTM F963-16 – Heavy Metals in Substrate (As, Ba, Cd, Cr, Hg, Sb, Se, Pb) CPSIA Section 106
  • Phthalates – 21 phthalates tested – CPSIA Section 108
  • Phthalates (6P) – CA Prop 65
  • Mercury in Compounds in Cosmetics – 21 CFR 700.13
  • Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse – Coalition of Northeastern Governors (CONEG)
  • Microbiological Examination of Non-Sterile Products – USP 61/62
  • Toxicological Risk Assessment (TRA) – 16 CFR 15003(b)(5-9)
  • Labeling of Hazardous Art Materials Act (LHAMA) – ASTM D-4236 16 CFR 1500.14

CANADA TESTING

  • Canadian Hazardous Products Regulations – SOR 2011-17: Small Parts (S.7), – Plastic Bags (S. 3, 4), Edges (S.10)
  • Canadian Hazardous Products Regulations – SOR 2011-17, Flammability (S.21)
  • Consumer Products Containing Lead (Mouth) – SOR/2010-273
  • Specific Substances in Surface Coatings – SOR/2011-17
  • Heavy Metal Impurities in Cosmetics – Health Canada
  • Phthalates – 21 phthalates tested – SOR/2010-298
  • Toxicological Risk Assessment (TRA) – SOR 2011-17, S.C. 2010 c.21

EUROPEAN TESTING

  • Mechanical and physical properties – EN 71-1
  • Flammability – EN 71-2
  • Migration of Certain Metals (Coatings) – EN 71-3:2013+A1.2014, Section 8.1
  • Colorants – EN 71-9: S. 4.4, Table 2B
  • Phthalates – 21 phthalates tested – EC 1907/2006 REACH, Annex XVII, Item 51 & 52
  • Packaging and Packing Waste, Total heavy metals – 94/62 EC, Article 11
  • European Pharmacopeia – EP Chapter 2.6.12 and C.2.6.13
  • Total Nickel – If total nickel exceeds 930, conduct EU 2009/48/EC to under 75 ppm for dry/pliable materials, 19 ppm for liquid/sticky materials and 930 for scrapable surface coating.
  • Cosmetic Product Safety Report (CPSR) – 1223/2009 EC, Annex I, Part A & B

Please let us know if you need more information regarding any of our tests or products, we would be happy to answer any questions you may have.