UL Launches Mobile App for Safety Regulations in Children’s Apparel

New mobile application — UL ChildAware™, — delivers up-to-date
developments and news impacting the children’s apparel industry

NORTHBROOK, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Children–UL, a leading global safety science organisation has developed a mobile
application, UL ChildAware™, in the children’s apparel industry.

The application has been designed with retailers, brands, manufacturers
and suppliers’ needs in mind in order to help them adhere to new
standards and changing regulations for children’s apparel. UL
ChildAware™ provides practical and verified information on regulations
in the EU and the US that reduces the complexity of regulatory and
compliance issues.

“UL is deeply aware of the importance of regulatory compliance to a
product entering and staying in the market and as such we are developing
the tools critical to smarter supply chain management and leveraging
technology for identifying product risk,” said Dr Natale Consonni, Vice
President and General Manager for UL Consumer and Retail Services.

“Revised and new regulations are introduced daily for businesses to be
knowledgeable and responsible about their product portfolios and future
product supply chain. The UL ChildAware™ application enables clients to
have sufficient time to act and to help get products to market meeting
compliance requirements and consumer expectations,” Consonni added.

UL ChildAware™ has user-friendly access to the following features

  • News and Alerts: news to support informed business decisions and
    access global markets, UL ChildAware™ keeps clients up to date and
    informed.
  • Ask the Expert: UL ChildAware™ offers safety advice and resource
    relating to children’s apparel addressing each manufacturer or
    retailer’s specific situation
  • Visual Library: UL ChildAware™ has a comprehensive image bank at your
    fingertips demonstrating compliant and non-compliant designs
  • Regulatory Compliance: Enables you to identify or refine information
    through the following categories – Sleepwear, Daywear, Undergarments,
    Footwear and Costumes

To download the UL ChildAware™ mobile app:

iTunes: https://goo.gl/kpHsPG

Google Play: https://goo.gl/5xRqgW

iOS version 7 to 8.3, and Android version 4.0 to 5.0 are supported at
this time.

For more information visit http://ul.com/childaware
or contact QAInfo@ul.com, and a UL
representative will be in touch soon.

About UL

http://www.UL.com.

Contacts

UL
Grainne Styles
Global Commercial Director
UL Consumer
and Retail Services
Email: grainne.styles@ul.com
or
Hendrik
Dold
Marketing Manager EMEA LA
UL Consumer and Retail Services
E-Mail:
hendrik.dold@ul.com