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Product Induction Policies and Procedures

    Product Induction Policies and Procedures

    If a product or service is inducted, the following rules for promotional use of the Seal of Approval or any other seals and award(s) will apply:


    " TWO sample products are required for evaluation
    A product or service is received, tested / reviewed, inducted and induction notification published into The Toy Man® Product Guide or NO COST and with NO PREJUDGEMENT
    Information in reference to any product or service which fails our testing and evaluation will NOT be provided for public view. It is provided for the company which submitted the product only
    The results from the evaluation will include specific details of why it failed and what must be done to bring the product or service to a level to meet our standards to qualify for induction and must be re-submitted for evaluation once those changes have been made
    If the company which submitted the product/service desires to use the Seal of Approval and any award(s) in ANY manner, an OPTIONAL licensing fee of $165 USD for lifetime licensing is required
    This licensing applies to unlimited usage of the seal. Award(s) are free with unlimited use yet can only be used with a licensed copy of the Seal of Approval
    Upon payment of appropriate licensing fees, you are granted a license to use the TTMPG Seal, and awards if applicable for a period of one calendar year from date of evaluation report posting.
    If any of these conditions or those following are not met, the license is invalid and TTMPG™ can remove your entry from our database of The Toy Man® Product Guide inducted products
    Provision for recording certification of independent lab testing for a product is available and is OPTIONAL. This form is based on an honor system, but if the independent lab testing information is provided, the inducted product or service analysis summary will note the independent testing laboratory and corresponding reference designation as confirmed, not just designated on the form
    Proof of independent lab testing can be provided via;
    • A scanned copy of the original certification report from the lab testing OR
    • The URL to an online verification from the independent testing lab who performed the testing of the product.
    • The URL to the independent testing lab who performed the testing of the product and the reference designation corresponding to the product test results.
    Whether or not the licensing option is chosen, the seal, and any award(s) received will will be published and remain published in this publication indefinitely
    All awards are to be assigned with no form of charge to ensure no inflection of bias
    The license gives no right to sub-license any of the rights granted herein.
    A unique Induction Certificate Number (ICN) is assigned to each product or service when it is inducted
    If any upgrade or changes are made to the product, the new product must be submitted for new certification approval
    leadSafe, phthalatesSafe™, and bpaSafe seal information is available at: "About Our Awards"



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