Links To Standards

If you supply a product that contains potentially harmful chemicals, poisons, or hydrocarbons, you may be required to adhere to the following standards. Child Related Research is accredited to U.S. and International Standards. Our team understands the standards, and knows how to ensure that your product packaging aligns with the necessary guidelines.

Not all testing agencies are able to effectively compare packaging to multiple international standards, but with nearly 50 years of experience, we fully understand the expectations and have a proven record of reliable testing to determine whether or not you are meeting them.

These standards exist to keep children safe. Child Related Research is proud to provide accurate product testing procedures and implementation as part of our mission to help build a safer world, and to provide our clients with the resources, information and feedback they need to get their products to market.

Harmful Substance List

We encourage you to review this list and determine which substances are included in your product. If you identify one or more, Child Related Research can let you know whether your packaging is doing a good job of securing the substance, while still allowing easy access for your customers and marketability for your product.

  • Aspirin
  • Furniture polish
  • Methyl salicylate
  • Controlled drugs
  • Sodium and/or potassium hydroxide
  • Turpentine
  • Methyl alcohol (methanol)
  • Sulfuric acid
  • Prescription drugs
  • Ethylene glycol
  • Iron-containing drugs
  • Dietary supplements containing iron
  • Solvents for paint
  • Acetaminophen
  • Diphenhydramine
  • Glue removers containing acetonitrile
  • Permanent wave neutralizers
  • Ibuprofen
  • Loperamide
  • Mouthwash
  • Lidocaine
  • Naproxen
  • Dibucaine
  • Ketoprofen
  • Fluoride
  • Minosidil
  • Methacrylic acid
  • Hazardous substances containing low-viscosity hydrocarbons
  • Drugs and cosmetics containing low-viscosity hydrocarbons Kindling and/or illuminating preparations including:
    • cigarette lighter fuel
    • charcoal lighter fuel
    • camping equipment fuel
    • torch fuel
    • fuel for decorative or functional lanterns
  • Over-the-Counter Drug Products including: oral products which contain any active ingredient that was previously available by prescription
  • Imidazolines including: tetrahydrozoline, naphazoline, oxymetazoline, and xylometazoline; used in nasal sprays and eye drops

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