Standards and certifications

All our products are made in compliance with international safety
standards and certification, namely:

1. European Standards

2. North American Standards

3. Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)

4. Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber (GPSNR)

5. ISO 19001 + ISO 14001

1. European standards

Pacifiers

All BIBS pacifiers are certified to conform to the EU directive concerned with safety, health, and environment: EN 1400+A2.

The standard is divided into three parts:

• General safety requirements
• Mechanical requirements
• Chemical requirements specify safety requirements relating to the materials, construction, performance, packaging, and product information for soothers.

Pacifier clips

Our pacifier clip is certified according to applicable safety requirements in Europe and the EN 12586 standard. The standard mainly focuses on potential chemical hazards and strangulation hazards caused by pacifier holders that are too long.

The standard covers:

• Material restrictions
• Safety measures
• Mechanical testing
• Chemical testing
• Instruction for use
• Packaging
• Dimensional measurement

In addition, the clip itself is tested according to EN 1400:2018-11 which
covers nickel release. Further, our pacifier clip is made of 100% organic
cotton, and the wooden details are FSC-approved.

Toys

Our Baby Bitie teething toy and baby loops are certified according to:

• EN 71-1 covers mechanical and physical properties like material
cleanliness, tension test, drop test, impact test, etc.
• EN 71-2 covers flammability
• EN 71-3 covers migration of certain elements e.g., cadmium, mercury,
nickel, and lead
• The CE marking indicates that products are sold in the EEA have been assessed to meet high safety, health, and environmental protection requirements

Textiles

All our textiles are 100% organic cotton. Our swaddle and cloth are
tested accordingly:

• ISO 5077 covers the determination of dimensional change in washing and
drying
• ISO 105-B02 covers determining the effect on the color of textiles of
all kinds and in all forms to the action of an artificial light source
representative of natural daylight
• ISO 105-X12 covers determining the resistance of the color of textiles
when being washed

Our Bandana Bib is tested according to the following standards due to
its function going around the baby’s neck:

• EU 1007 covers the determination of fiber content
• ISO 14184-1 covers the determination of formaldehyde
• ISO 3071 covers the determination of pH of aqueous extract
• ISO 6330 covers domestic washing and drying procedures for textile
testing e.g., color change, staining, pilling, and durability
• DIN 53160-1/2 cover fastness to saliva and sweat
• EN 14362-1 covers the determination of certain aromatic amines derived
from azo colorant

Our Baby Bedding is tested to follow the standard:

• EN 16732 covers pull test of the zippers

2. North American Standards

Pacifiers

All BIBS pacifiers are certified to conform to the following standards:

• ASTM F963 + 17: is the US ‘Standard Consumer Safety Specification for
Toy Safety’ and cover shield requirements, handle ring requirement, integrity
test, ventilation holes, etc.
• ASTM F1313-90 is the US ‘Standard Specification for Volatile N-Nitrosamine Levels in Rubber Nipples on Pacifiers’
• CPSIA Section 101 + 103 + 108: ‘The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act’ is a law restricting levels of hazardous materials in products imported or made within the US, especially those for children
• California Prop. 65 tests phthalates, lead, and cadmium in products
• SOR/2011-17 is the Canadian ‘Toys Regulation’ and covers physical and
mechanical testing, heavy elements like lead and mercury, flammability, etc.
• SOR/2016 is the Canadian ‘Surface Coating Materials Regulations’ and
covers testing of heavy elements like lead, mercury, phthalates, etc.
• SOR 2018 is the Canadian ‘Consumer Products Containing Lead Regulations’ and covers testing of lead in products

Pacifier clips

Our pacifier clip is certified according to applicable safety
requirements in North America:
• 16 CFR 1500: tests for hazardous substances and articles
• CPSIA Section 101 + 103: ‘The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act’
is a law restricting levels of hazardous materials in products imported or made
within the US, especially those for children
• California Prop. 65 tests phthalates, lead, and cadmium in products

Further, our pacifier clip is made of 100% organic cotton, and the
wooden details are FSC-approved.

Toys

Our Baby Bitie teething toy and baby loops are certified according to:

• ASTM F963-17 is the US ‘Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Toy
Safety’ and covers physical and mechanical testing, heavy elements,
flammability, etc.
• CPSIA Section 101 + 103 + 108: ‘The Consumer Product Safety
Improvement Act’ is a law restricting levels of hazardous materials in products
imported or made within the US, especially those for children
• California Prop. 65 test phthalates, lead, and cadmium in products

Textiles

All our textiles are made of 100% organic cotton. Further, our textiles
are tested accordingly:

• 16 CFR 1500: tests for hazardous substances and articles
• 16 CFR 1610: test flammability of clothing textiles • 16 CFR 1303:
test lead in consumer products
• CPSIA Section 101 + 103 + 108: ‘The Consumer Product Safety
Improvement Act’ is a law restricting levels of hazardous materials in products
imported or made within the US, especially those for children
• California Prop. 65 tests phthalates, lead, and cadmium in products

3. Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)

We strive for all the cardboard and paper we use in our packaging, as well as the wood we use in our pacifier clip to be FSC-approved. For BIBS corporate social responsibility and sustainability are more than just buzzwords. We want to be part of the solution when it comes to environmental and social issues. That is why using FSC-approved materials is important forus.

4. Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber (GPSNR)

All our natural rubber latex suppliers are a member of the Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber (GPSNR). As a member of the GPSNR, our suppliers have implemented a High-level Commitment. It is focused on eliminating deforestation and ecosystem conversion from the supply chain and safeguarding human rights across all operations.

5. ISO 19001 + ISO 14001

We have been registered by Intertek as conforming to the requirements of ISO9001:2015 + 14001:2015. The ISO 9001:2015 standard is a quality management system acknowledged and recognized worldwide and for many, the standard is a synonym for quality, effective management, and structured customer relations. Further, ISO 14001:2015 sets out the criteria for an environmental management system, and we now get the opportunity and guidelines to focus on the most essential environmental circumstances in our company.