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Test Test Standard Test method/Criteria
Copyright Labeling Visual Check  Exclusive designs – copyright notice shall be included within the back stamp.
- Off-the-shelf direct – copyright notice is not required for non-branded products.
- Branded off-the-shelf – copyright notice requirement will be handled on a case-by-case basis.
- Suggested (but non-exclusive designs) – copyright notice requirement will be handled on a case-by-case basis.
- Labeling shall be permanent.
One Time Use
Products Fair Packaging and
Labeling Act
OR
All Other Products
Uniform Packaging and Labeling Regulations
F.P. & L. Act
(16 CFR 500)
OR
NIST Uniform Laws and
Regulations Handbook 130
Manufacturer, packer, or distributor’s name & address (city, state &
Zip, Zip at minimum). Must be visible at point of purchase.
Product Identification. Must be visible at point of purchase.
Net quantity of contents shall be expressed in terms of weight or
mass, measure, numerical count, or combination so as to give
accurate information to facilitate consumer comparison (U.S. and
Metric units). Must be visible at point of purchase.
Country of Origin FDA - Fair Packaging and Labeling Act 19 CFR 134.11 Shall indicate country of origin legibly, permanently, and in comparable size and close proximity to any mention of country other than country in which the article was manufactured or produced. Must be visible at point of purchase.
Capacity – Net Quantity of Contents Declaration FDA - Fair Packaging and Labeling Act 19 CFR 134.11 Shall indicate liquid capacity per unit. Must be visible at point of purchase. Examples:
- 8 fl oz / 237 mL
- 10 fl oz / 296 mL
- 12 fl oz / 355 mL
- 16 fl oz / 473 mL
- 20 fl oz / 591mL
- 24 fl oz / 710 mL
- 32 fl oz / 946 mL
Use Labeling – Major components shall be labeled separately (ex. removable lid, body, etc.) Visual Check Exclusive designs / Branded off-the-shelf – back stamp shall state whether the item is microwave and dishwasher safe. Item shall be labeled as “Microwave Safe” “Dishwasher Safe” “Do Not Microwave” and/or “Hand Wash Only.”
- Off-the-shelf direct – use labeling is not required.
- Suggested (but non-exclusive designs) – use labeling requirement will be handled on a case-by-case basis.
- Labeling shall be permanent.
Legibility Visual Check / Standard Measurement Information printed onto product backstamp and/or packaging must be legible. Legibility is defined as a minimum type size of 1/16” for the lower case “o” when upper and lower case letters are used, or the upper case “O” when only upper case letters are used. Printed/embossed text must be in contrasting colors/shades with the substrate in which it is printed on.
Tracking Labels
(Children’s Products)
Consumer Product Safety
Improvement Act of 2008
(Public Law 110-314)
CPSIA
A permanent and distinguishing mark on the product and its packaging, to the extent practicable, enabling the manufacturer and purchaser to ascertain the name of the manufacturer or private labeler, location and date of production of the product.
Verify Label Claims Visual Check / Standard Measurement Must comply with all claims. Substantiation from the manufacturer / supplier is required for items containing claims.
Plastic Components The Society of the Plastics Industry – Resin Identification Code Plastic parts shall be permanently marked for recycling with the appropriate symbol.
Translation Industry Canada – Consumer Packaging and Labeling Act Labeling shall be translated into French (Bi-lingual) for product sold in Canada.
     
Lead Content of Paints or Similar Surface Coating (if no decoration) 16 CFR 1303
(scope widened)
Shall not contain Lead or Lead compounds in which the Lead content is in excess of 0.009% by weight of the total content (90ppm) of the weight of the total nonvolatile content on the paint or the weight of the dried paint film.
CA Prop 65 Applicable Section from
CA Prop 65
All products shall be reviewed against the requirements of California Proposition 65 and shall be tested in compliance with applicable California Proposition 65 requirements.
Lead Content of
Accessible Component
Part (Children’s
Product)
Consumer Product Safety
Improvement Act of 2008 (Public Law 110-314)
Any part of the product shall not contain more lead than the following limit (total lead content by weight).
On or After August 14, 2011: 0.01% (100ppm)
Lead and Cadmium Content (Exterior Decoration) With reference to NIOSH 9100 Limit:
Pb: 1.0 μg
Cd:
4.0 μg
Extractable Cadmium
& Lead from Interior of
Product (Product must comply with FDA and Prop 65 limits. If FDA and PROP 65 tests are the same, product must comply with the most stringent limit.)
FDA CPG 7117.06 +
7117.07
Cd,Pb shall meet the requirements
Extracted Lead and
Cadmium from Rim
Decoration (Product must comply with FDA and Prop 65 limits. If FDA and PROP 65 tests are the same, product must comply with the most stringent limit.)
SGCD /
ASTM C927-80
(R2004)
If the cup/mug is decorated in the top 2 cm:
Pb: 0.5 ppm limit
Cd: 0.4 ppm limit
BPA Requirement Appropriate ASTM All final products must be BPA free.
Food Contact
materials – Plastics and Polymeric Coatings which may have contact with food
21 CFR 175 - 177 Shall provide test report or suitable certificate with declaration letter confirming that the plastic material used with food contact meet the FDA requirements as stated in CFR. The correct CFR section reference will be dependent on the identity of the polymer or other material (Document is valid for 1 year). Actual test will be required if the above documents cannot be provided.
GRAS – FDA
Stainless Steel
Guidelines
FDA Generally Regarded as
Safe (GRAS) Guidelines
Vendor must provide test report or suitable certificate with declaration letter confirming that the metal material used with food contact meet the FDA GRAS Guidelines (Document is valid for 1 year). Actual test will be required if the above documents cannot be provided.
Phthalates
(Children’s Product)
Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008
(Public Law No. 110-314) CA Legislature Assembly Bill AB1108
(Scope Widened)
Shall not contain concentrations of more than 0.1% of the following
individual phthalate:
DEHP : Di-(2-ethylhexyl) Phthalate
DBP : Dibutyl Phthalate
BBP : Benzyl Butyl Phthalate
DINP : Diisononyl Phthalate
DIDP : Diisodecyl Phthalate
DnOP : Di-n-octyl Phthalate
     
Capacity Standard Measurement per Criteria Shall meet label claims.
Dimensions
(if applicable)
Standard Measurement per Criteria Report overall dimensions; shall meet label claims.
Weight (Lbs. / Oz.)
(if applicable)
Standard Measurement per Criteria Report overall weight; shall meet label claims.
Parts Inventory
(if applicable)
Visual Check Shall meet label claims.
     
Workmanship Visual Check Shall have no components missing, malformed, and/or fractured.
Finishing Visual Check Shall permit easy cleaning of the vessel.
- Shall be free of hazardous burrs or sharp edges, other than those required for function.
- Must be physically safe.
- No crevices, seams or rough edges to harbor food or bacteria, particularly on food contact surfaces that cannot be readily cleaned.
Defects Visual Check Shall have no discernible surface degradation, including crazing, shivering, denting, bubbles, cracks, stains, deformations, chips, fractures, heavy lines, waves, shear marks, scratches, scuff marks, indentations, or blisters.
Materials Smell Check All parts shall be free from any perceivable tastes and/or odors.
Materials - Glue Visual Check / Specification Review Glue is not allowed to be used for mechanical adhesion. If glue is used anywhere in/on the product, notify Quality for approval.
     
Functionality Standard Measurement per Criteria Standard Measurement per Criteria
Detachable Small Parts
(Children’s Product)
16 CFR 1501 Any small parts (like bottle caps, spouts) which may be a choking hazard for children shall not be easily detached. A force of greater than 20 lbf (90 N) is suggested. Pull to failure and report actual.
Dishwasher Safe
(if claimed, otherwise product must permanently state “hand wash only”)
Standard Measurement per Criteria The product must resist 25 dishwasher cycles on bottom rack in a standard household dishwasher at a temperature of 67°C ± 12°C (152.5°F ± 21.5°F) using Cascade powder detergent (not Cascade Complete) for a full wash, rinse and dry cycle time of approximately 55 - 90 minutes. 20-25g of detergent must be used for 18.9 - 22.7L (5-6gal) of total water consumption; pre-rinse, wash and rinse. No noticeable color changes are allowed; peeling of paint or logo is not allowed. No distorting, cracking or leaking between liner and outer is acceptable. Body and lid (if applicable) must assemble and function properly after DW cycles per lid fit requirement.
Hand Wash Only
(if item is not dishwasher safe)
Standard Measurement per Criteria Prepare soak solution by adding detergent to 43.3°±5°C (110°±10°F) water at a concentration of 1 : 100 (detergent : water). Place sample into separate hot water bath at 70°±2°C (158°±°4F) and let soak for 2 minutes. Remove sample from hot water and place into detergent soak solution. Let soak for 20 minutes. Remove sample from soak solution and rub the surface (including artwork and decals) with soft cloth 20 times. Rinse the sample with 25°±5°C (77°±10°F) water and visually check the appearance. Repeat for 6 total cycles. Record any appearance change with pictures.
Microwave Safe (if claimed, otherwise product must permanently state “Do Not Microwave”) Standard Measurement per Criteria Use only the samples that have completed dish wash testing. Fill with water and bring to boil, continue for another 3 minutes. Repeat another 9 cycles (10 total). Examine all parts. No chipping, peeling, fading, spotting, warping, or color change is allowable. Body and lid (if applicable) must assemble and function properly.
Microwave Safe for Reheating (if claimed to be microwave safe) ASTM C1607-12 Measure internal volume of cup. Fill cup half way with ambient tap water. Mark test points on the vessel in 3 positions (120° angles) around the outer rim of the lip-rim area. Mark test points of top, center, and bottom of the handle. Microwave for 2 minutes at max power. Remove at end of cycle and test handle within 25 seconds, then measure three points on the lip-rim. Handle temperature or grab zone must have temperatures of 60°C (140°F) or less and all body temperature measurements must be 121°C (250°F) or less. Reference ASTM for detailed information.
Resistance To Corrosion
(metal components)
ASTM B117 (Mod.) Withstand 24 hours in 1% salt spray (fog) with no major corrosion or visual change.
Thermal Shock ASTM C149-86 (mod.)
ISO 7459 (mod.)
Product shall not crack or shatter under a 180ºF temperature change (32ºF to 212ºF) and a minimum high temperature of 205ºF. Conduct one test from low to high temperature, and one from high to low temperature.
Insulation (hot)
(if applicable)
Standard Measurement per Criteria Applies to insulated product only. Place 90°C (194°F) water in product, attach lid. Water temperature shall not decrease to less than 60°C (140°F) after 1 hour in a 25°C (77°F) environment.
Insulation (cold)
(If applicable)
Standard Measurement per Criteria Applies to insulated product only. Place 4°C (39°F) water in product, attach lid. Water temperature shall not increase to more than 10°C (50°F) after 1 hour in a 25°C (77°F) environment.
Annealing
Performance (if applicable)
ASTM C148 Shall have a max real temper number of 4.
Stability Standard Measurement per Criteria Shall not tip over when filled with 80% of the capacity on a 10 (15 preferred) degree inclined plane. Shall not rock back and forth when placed on a level surface.
Surface Temperature (Cups intended for tea that are 8oz or less and cups intended for coffee that are 4oz or less are exempt from the surface temperature rule) Standard Measurement per Criteria Applies to products intended for hot beverages only. Surface temperature of the ‘grab zone and lid’ shall not exceed the following temperatures at any time when container is filled with 90°C (194°F) water. The ‘grab zone’ is the area intended by design to be grabbed and held (handle, sleeve, narrow area in an hourglass design, etc.) or a three inch wide band centered on the product.
- Metal, 52°C (125°F)
- Ceramic & Glass, 54°C (130°F)
- Plastic, 66°C (150°F)
Durability And Fitness
of Closure / Locking
Components (if a product has moving parts or a lid)
Actual Use Shall withstand detaching / attaching and / or opening / closing 200 times. Product components must assemble and function properly after test. Body and lid (if applicable) must assemble and function properly after all cycles are complete per lid fit requirement.
Leakage (Sealed)
(if claimed to be leak
free)
Visual Check The bottle shall be air-tight. Fill product with 80% water and tighten cap. Shake bottle in various orientations and then place upside down on tissue paper for 1 h. No leakage is allowed.
Spill Resistance (non-sealed w/ lid) Standard Measurement per Criteria Fill product with water, assemble lid, make sure drink hole is closed or sealed (if applicable). Gently lay product on its side on a flat surface. Product must not lose more than 5mL of liquid in 30 seconds.
Splash Resistance
(non-sealed w/ lid)
Standard Measurement per Criteria Fill product to ¾ of stated capacity and close or seal drink hole. Shake roughly from side to side on a flat surface for 15 seconds. Product must not loose more than 10 ml of water during testing.
Leakage Standard Measurement per Criteria Fill the container with ink-stained water up to its maximum capacity and stand on a white blotted paper for 24hr. There shall be no visible stain mark on the paper.
Lid Fit – O-Ring Requirement (if applicable) Standard Measurement per Criteria Circular O-ring style gasket is required for sealing lids unless another gasket style is required due to unique lid design.
Lid Fit (Security) (if applicable) Visual Fill cup ¼” (6.4 mm) from top with Starbucks coffee and 1 oz of Half and Half. The coffee must be at a minimum temperature of 190° F (87.8° C) and aged for less than one hour from brew time. Attach lid to cup and tilt the cup at an angle of 45 degrees for two minutes.
Standard: No release of lid or leakage around edges allowed.
Note: Seal sip openings as necessary to perform test. Leakage at steam escape hole is not considered failure.
Lid Fit - Thread Rotation Requirement (if applicable) Standard Measurement per Criteria After thread engagement and before complete seal occurs, a minimum lid rotation of 180° (1/2 twist) is required.
Drink Hole Orientation (if applicable) Standard Measurement per Criteria Drink hole shall be aligned 90° clockwise +/- 10° in relation with the handle.
Impact Resistance ASTM F963-07
Section 8.7.1
(Scope Widened)
When empty, product shall withstand 3 drops from 1.0m (3.2ft) height at 3 different orientations onto a linoleum covered concrete floor. No functional damage is allowed. Body and lid (if applicable) must assemble and function properly per lid fit requirement.
Handle Strength
(Static)
Standard Measurement per Criteria Handle shall withstand a static load of 22.6 Kgf (50.0 lbf) [for both SS and plastic body items] applied over 20 seconds. Handle must not break or separate from brackets / body. Brackets must not come detached from body.
Handle Strength (loading) Standard Measurement per Criteria Handle shall stay in tact before and after heating.
Room Temperature: Load the product with a weight 2X the water capacity in the center of the mug and lift the product.
Heating: Heat product at 350°F/ 176.7 °C for 1 hour, remove sample from oven and immediately load the product with a weight 2X the water capacity in the center of the mug and lift the product. Handle shall not show any signs of damage.
Handle Strength (impact) Standard Measurement per Criteria Handle shall stay in tact after being subjected to an impact force from a 3oz steel ball held at a distance of 3 inches from the handle, released to impact at a 90º angle on the handle of the sample. Repeat 2 more times at various orientations. No cracking, chipping, or breakage allowed.
Handle Strength
(torque)
Standard Measurement per Criteria Handle shall withstand a torque force of 11.3 Kgf (25 lbf) [for both SS and plastic body items]. Handle must not break or separate from brackets / body. Brackets must not come detached from body.
Impact Resistance ASTM C368-88
proc. no. H-1028 (mod.)
Test handle, rim, body, bottom, and other areas (as appropriate). There shall be no cracking and/or breakage of material from the surface of the sample as a result of any impact test.
Stain Resistance Standard Measurement per Criteria Product shall not stain after being filled with coffee and left standing for 12 hours.
Effects of Extreme Temperature &
Humidity (electroplated or metallic material)
Standard Measurement per Criteria Product shall function properly with no visual change after being subjected to the following:
(Step 1) 24 hours at 54°C, 95 % RH
(Step 2) 24 hours at 54°C, 30 % RH
(Step 3) 24 hours at 0°C
Transit / Packaged Product Testing
(by request only)
ISTA Procedure as
appropriate to package
Packaged product shall be tested to applicable ISTA procedure and method, based on package configuration. Inspect package and product for damage upon completion of test. Report results.