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ImportDojo Certification Course

Compliance & Certification when importing from China
Did you ever import a product and it got stuck at customs because it did not have the right certificates or labeling requirement that are needed for imports in your country? I hope not, because this can really cost you thousands of dollars. Amazon and other sales channels will ban sellers that do not comply with standards. Your eCommerce journey will be over before you know it. Let’s face it. Dealing with certifications and test reports isn’t the most fun thing to do but over the last 7 months I’ve worked on a course that will help you to navigate the jungle of rules and regulations, give you actionable advice what you need and show you how to use certificates to get a clear competitive edge in todays overcrowded markets. I also give you examples where you don’t need to test, how you can save money and when to walk away from a certain product or supplier. This alone will help you to save thousands of dollars and by getting the right certifications and tests you can ensure compliance with all mandatory safety standards & labelling requirements for Europe and North America. With the growing health consciounsess of customers the right certification and compliance can give you a clear and competitive edge. Have you ever worried about test reports, customs and what national laws and standards you need to meet when you buy a product from China? Then this is the course for you. In this course I walk you through all the standards and laws there are out there for the US and the European Union. I explain all the basics to give you a better understanding what you need to meet legally, where you can save money and how to find the right standard for your product. I explain in laymen’s terms what all these standards mean and how you can simply comply to them. The best part is I’ve done all the work for you. I provide you with actionable PDF’s for 27 product categories that give you a clear picture of all the regulations that a certain product falls into. Be it electronics, kitchen, garden, toys or furniture’s. I explain each PDF or Product Requirement Profile and all you have to do when you source from China is to send this PDF to your chosen suppliers and ask them if they can fulfill your requirements. I give examples in each PDF that apply to all product categories. For example if you are not sure what your kitchen helper has to meet in terms of standards and compliance you just have to look at the PDF that I prepared for you, look at the country requirements, laws and certifications and ask your supplier if he can meet them. You don’t have to look any further and dig trough the internet and read hundreds of authority or government websites still not knowing what standard you have to meet. I also give you case studies on different product groups and how I find out what certification they need to meet. You’ll get contacts of test laboratories and how you can contact them and get your product tested. Have you ever worried that a suppliers gives you a fake certificate? Look no further, I explain how you can find out if a supplier is sending you fake certificates or not. This will help you filter out the good from the bad ones. With this course you’ll get a practical roadmap to ensure compliance with all mandatory safety standards & labelling requirements for Europe and North America. Laboratories will charge you thousands of dollars for this kind of information and you’ll still have to pay for all the testing costs. There is a step by step process to do all this and this is what you are going to learn here.
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Did you know that customs can seize your product if you don’t comply with standards, have certain test reports and legal standards meet? Did you know that Amazon and other eCommerce giants are cracking down on sellers who’s products don’t comply with standards? Did you ever import a product and it got stuck at customs because it did not have the right certificates that are required for imports in your country? I hope not, because this can cost you thousands of dollars. Most people don’t even know that they have to comply to certain standards and laws within their country. Some guy on a podcast tells them to go on Alibaba, place an order and just take action. That’s just foolish and reckless. You need to evaluate each and every product in terms of standards and laws before you place it into the market. Amazon and other sales channels will ban sellers that do not comply with standards. Your eCommerce journey will be over before you know it. Have you ever worried about test reports, customs and what national laws and standards you need to meet when you buy a product from China? Then this is the course for you. In this course I walk you through all the standards and laws there are out there for the US and the European Union. In this first Module I explain all the basics to give you a better understanding what you need to meet legally, where you can save money and how to find the right standard for your product. I explain in laymen’s terms what all these standards mean and how you can simply comply to them. I explain the differences of certifications, how pays for them and how you can use a suppliers existing certification.
Europe is very strict and complicated with certain product categories. However as a small importer it is often quite easy to save costs. Most authorities accept Self Declaration or Declarations of Conformity (EC-DOC) on several regulations. But most people don’t even know how to look up these regulations. I’ll walk you trough the most common directives and regulations in the European Union so you’ll understand them and how they may apply to you, I break down each legislation and connect the dots for you to help you understand how they apply to you and your product. I’ll show you some easy ways on how to make your product compliant without spending thousands of dollars yet still making sure to import a safe product. You’ll walk away understanding CE, REACH and many other regulations as well as how to properly label your product from China. My goal is to make you prepare you for this jungle and make you confident when you import to the European Union
The US has several “Act’s” or Federal Regulations and standards that are similar to Europe’s General Product Safety Directive (GPSD). The US regulates many product categories under the Consumer Product Safety Act or CPSA regulated by the United States Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC). The CPSA has since gotten an upgrade in 2008 adding various regulations in particular to safety, chemicals in products and more called CPSIA (Consumer Products Safety Improvement Act) There are several agency’s in the US such as the FCC or FDA who issue regulations or testing requirements according to the CPSC/CPSIA. Are you confused yet? But don’t worry In this module I walk you trough the most common regulations and legislations within the US. You’ll learn the basics and will understand what all the standards and laws mean for your product and how to apply them. I break down each legislation and connect the dots for you to help you understand how they apply to you and your product. I’ll show you some easy ways on how to make your product compliant without spending thousands of dollars yet still making sure to import a safe product. You’ll walk away understanding FDA, FCC and many others as well as how to label your product and what regulation applies to your product Import to the US with confidence.
Did you know that test laboratories charge you thousands of dollars for testing plans? Testing plans that tell the supplier how to comply with a product? You don’t need these anymore and the best part is I’ve done all the work for you. In this module I provide you with actionable testing plans for 27 product categories. I will talk briefly about each product category and you will find a generalised & standard product requirement profile that you can send to your supplier. In addition you will find several declaration templates in each chapter’s download section. Use these for the specific product categories and have all the documents ready that you will need. For example if you are not sure what your kitchen helper has to meet in terms of standards and compliance you just have to look at testing plan that I provide for you, look at the country requirements, laws and certifications and ask your supplier if he can meet them. You don’t have to look any further and dig trough the internet and read hundreds of PDF’s or browse trough website AND still not knowing what standard you have to meet. With the previous modules where I have explained all regulations and standards and this module on top you’ll not only be extremely confident but you will have actionable testing plans that you can send to your supplier. This module is a roadmap to product safety and compliance.
Within this module I take a few examples of product categories and walk you trough an entire inquiry. You’ll learn how to draft the email to the supplier and how to use the Product Requirement Profiles or also called test plans. I also explain how you can fill in declarations and documentation for your import and prepare you for the enitre compliance process. Look over my shoulders and see how I check 4 different items and how they have to comply to standards and laws within the EU and the US. This is it, it doesn’t get any easier. Get started now and check out the content below.
I explain the process on how you can get your suppliers sample tested for compliance and which laboratories work best for your product. No need to spend thousands of dollars on testing costs. You can use existing certification from suppliers even if they don’t apply to your product. In this module I also explain how you can get this done by following simple and easy steps. I’ll give you a 8 contacts that I have worked with in the past that can help you figure out what’s the best way to compliance if you are in any doubt. You’ll get some price indication on what testing can cost and which company works best to do so for your particular product. These are trusted sources and they know how to handle eCommerce sellers.
In this screencast I walk you trough the sourcing process again and explain how you can find out if your supplier is a good or a bad one. There are specific questions you can ask your suppliers that indicate the quality and competency of a supplier and I will show you exactly when and how to ask these questions. You will feel confident in selecting your future suppliers and you will know how to figure out at what point a supplier is lying to you or not. I tell you exactly how you will easily filter out suppliers and end up with the ones that work best for you and your products. As a conclusion I summarize the entire course in a few sentences reminding you of the most important parts of the process. There is a step by step process to do all this and this is what you are going to learn here Get started now and check out the content below.
I summarize all important parts of the process and also ask you to read the disclaimer.

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