FDRA Member Memo: CPSC’s New Product Testing & Certification Program Regulations
FDRA has various working groups focused on specific issues and segments like footwear customs, innovation, factory compliance, and sourcing. This working group is focused on the global legal and regulatory environment related to chemical and physical testing of footwear.
This working group will be THE conduit for footwear industry collaboration and information sharing on product safety challenges, legal requirements, and chemical compliance.
Examples of companies active with this working group include NIKE, Wolverine Worldwide, Payless, Rack Room, Deer Stags, Steve Madden/Topline, etc.
To be the footwear industry’s cooperative platform for footwear chemical and physical safety issues, and to be the driving force behind increasing reasonable industry compliance on safety for footwear consumers.
To drive thought leadership and action on footwear product safety through sharing ideas and best practices, and working together to increase industry-wide compliance, reduce risk, and address common challenges together.
Specifically, this group will:
The group accomplishes its mission through: