About the JPMA Certification Program
The JPMA Certification Program is a voluntary program that manufacturers can choose to join to easily and efficiently fulfill all necessary testing requirements for juvenile products sold in the United States. Each of the JPMA Certification Programs is foundationally built on an ASTM Standard with federal and state requirements layered on, as well as many of the major retailer requirements. This turn-key solution not only ensures that participating manufacturers are meeting all testing requirements, but it is also cost-effective, thanks to the deeply discounted testing fees that JPMA has negotiated with our independent, third-party testing labs. ASTM standards are not only the foundation of the JPMA Certification 2.0 Program but also of the federal requirements pertaining to juvenile products, known as Section 104 Rules.
JPMA Certification Technical Guidance & Resources
JPMA has identified the testing requirements you need to meet through the development of the JPMA Protocols. This document outlines all requirements while also identifying where document acceptance is allowed and what evidence is needed to achieve it. It also outlines which tests must be performed by a third party laboratory.
Want to get started certifying your product? Review the Procedural Guide, and if you’re ready, simply fill out the application! If you have questions or would like some help, reach out – we are here to help!
Lisa Trofe, CAE