What is product compliance and why is it a challenge for manufacturers?
Many companies would like to enter foreign markets and sell their products globally. Among numerous issues they should take care of (such as customs, taxes, logistics, etc.), it is easy to forget the topic of product compliance, comprising national certification and marking requirements for products, technical regulations and standards and a number of other regulatory requirements. In order to avoid pitfalls and place products on foreign markets in accordance with the law, a sound understanding of product compliance, its different aspects, and methods of ensuring it is necessary.
Our article will introduce you to the area of product compliance and give you a good overview of its different aspects such as:
- Different types of product requirements
- Regulated products
- Conformity assessments procedures
- Compliance markings
- Examples of different approaches to product conformity
- Main challenges related to product compliance