Ordinance(s)/Regulation(s) and Brief Description:
The Consumer Goods Safety Ordinance (Cap 456) imposes a duty on manufacturers, importers and suppliers of consumer goods to ensure that the consumer goods they supply are reasonably safe. Under the Ordinance, all consumer goods manufactured, imported or supplied for consumption in Hong Kong, China must satisfy the general safety requirements or any prescribed safety standards.
For details, please see the attached circular.
Conformity Assessment Mechanism:
The Customs and Excise Department acts on complaints and conducts spot checks.
|Domestic Standards Made||International/National Standards Accepted|
The compliance with the following standards would be very likely be considered as having satisfied the "general safety requirement":
Mattress (where flammability is concerned)