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【Reese’s Law】Household Products with Built-In Button Batteries Must Comply with UL4200A Testing Requirements

In a proactive measure to prevent injuries and fatalities among children caused by accidental ingestion of button batteries, the U.S. government has enacted legislation known as Reese’s Law on September 21, 2023, set to take effect from March 19, 2024. Products incorporating button batteries and intended for use in general household environments are mandated to adhere to the product safety regulations outlined in UL4200A before being imported into the United States.

Wendell Electrical Testing Co., Ltd. stands ready with UL4200A testing capabilities and is well-equipped to conduct relevant tests for your products. This ensures that your products can be deployed ahead of the mandatory decree date (March 19, 2024), allowing you to ship with confidence.


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