Consumer Goods and Retail US Tissue and Hygiene Regulation
US Tissue and Hygiene Regulation – SGS ensures products meet the guidelines for your chosen destination market.
Everyone uses tissue and hygiene products every day. Making sure they are strong, flexible and reliable for use is paramount. From the absorbency of nappies and the tear resistance of tissues, to the quality of paper napkins and adhesiveness of sanitary products, these are all characteristics you need to be able to guarantee your customers.
Our quality assurance and performance services can help you to ensure the quality, safety, efficacy and regulatory compliance of your products.
With a wide variety of products and applications in the tissue and hygiene sector, the industry is heavily reliant on self-regulation to ensure that products meet all relevant safety and quality regulations. The US has no product specific regulation, but labelling and packaging is governed by:
- FP&L Act 16 CFR 500/NIST Uniform Laws and Regulations Handbook 130
- 19 CFR 134
- Cotton wool/buds/pads
- Incontinence products
- Sanitary protection
- Wipes (dry)
- Kitchen towels
- Paper tableware
- Toilet paper
Most tissue and hygiene products are single use and/or disposable, but this does not mean they should be any less reliable, functional, safe or environmentally sensitive than any other consumer product.
Why choose SGS?
Deliver desirable, safe and effective products with our one-stop solutions. At any stage of the development and production process, our tissue and hygiene product experts can devise a programme of testing, assessment, certification, to meet your needs.
Contact us today to find out more.