Quality control, quality assurance and safety for children's products.

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What does quality control ensure?
Ensures consistent, high quality manufacture and products.
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What quality control checks could be made during manufacture?
Seams -width, strength, finishing. Panels - even, matched. Zip - Secure, even. Straps - accurate placement, secure. Pockets - size, shape, position. Stitching - within tolerance.
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What is quality assurance?
Making sure a product is of best quality that can be achieved. Checks made to enforce this.
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What needs to be considered for quality assurance?
Design - does appearance suggest it is well designed. Manufacture - Been made accurately with care? Performance - Does it do what its supposed to? Customer satisfaction - Does it look good? Is cost reasonable?
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What does quality control mean?
Checking during the making of the product to make sure it is being made to the correct standard.
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What are aspects of safety that must be considered for childrens products?
Dry cleaning - toxic residues. Dyes - must meet toxic standards. Fabrics - must meet flammability regulations. Seams sewn well. Components securely attached. Stuffings - double lined to prevent escape.
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No trailing parts - strangling hazard. Metal detector - checks for broken needles. Flame retardant - nightwear. Elasticated trousers, no zips. Components can't resemble food. Quality control used.
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What does the quality assurance mark on children's clothing assure?
Assures and implies quality to the consumer.
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What is the CE mark?
Conformity to toy safety and essential requirements to toy safety.
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What is the British Standards kitemark?
Set standards for the quality of goods. Products must meet these regulations.
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What is EN71?
Law/regulation relating to toys for under 4 year olds.
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Seams -width, strength, finishing. Panels - even, matched. Zip - Secure, even. Straps - accurate placement, secure. Pockets - size, shape, position. Stitching - within tolerance.

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