Product Safety

Technical and legal requirements for safety, design, packaging and insurance, to ensure products are safe and fit for purpose.

Good design and manufacturing processes are essential to ensure you meet these technical and legal requirements. They can also give your business a competitive edge and save costs.

A set of regulations to the design and production of consumer products to makes sure of the safety of consumer and to not represent any hazard.
The Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA) 1972, by the United States Congress.

EU Directive - CE declaration of conformance

  • 2006/95/EC — Low voltage directive
  • 2004/108/EC — Electromagnetic compatibility, repealing Directive 89/336/EEC
  • 2006/42/EC — Machinery directive provides the harmonisation of the essential health and safety requirements for machinery
  • 89/106/EEC — Regulations relating to construction products

Functional Safety IEC61508

IEC 61508 is intended to be a basic functional safety standard applicable to all kinds of industry. It defines functional safety as: "part of the overall safety relating to the EUC (Equipment Under Control) and the EUC control system which depends on the correct functioning of the E/E/PE safety-related systems, other technology safety-related systems and external risk reduction facilities."