SGS-CSTC Certification

The ERGObaby, inc is pleased to announce that our carrier fabrics have been tested and certified by the SGS-CSTC Shanghai, China Textile Lab. This performance testing serves to assure product quality, durability, safety and compliance with government regulations, and consumer satisfaction.

The SGS Group has a compliance program, based on its Code of Integrity and Professional Conduct, to ensure that the highest standards of integrity are applied to all its activities worldwide with international best practice.

SGS, originally founded in 1878 in Rouen, France, is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 48,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.

The certification means that our fabric meets all U.S. Federal, State and Local Regulations as well as compliance with the European Standard EN 71 Part 3:1994 + A1:2000.

These regulations include but are not limited to:

  • Child Safety Protection Act (CSPA)
  • Federal Hazardous Substance Act (FHSA)
  • California Safe Drinking and Toxic Enforcement Act (Prop.65)
  • Fair Packaging and Labeling Act (FPLA)
  • Coalition of New England Governors (COENEG)
  • Care Labeling Rule
  • CPSC Rules and Regulations for Child Safety

Your may visit their website at for further information.

Steve Hryniuk is the Associate Director of Digital at Ergobaby and Orbit Baby.

When not working this blog and building a better store website for Ergobaby, he’s enjoying life in Reno, Nevada.

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February 16, 2007