The first step for manufacturers to start creating Health Product Declarations is to define the reporting scope of the HPD. The HPD Scope is defined by two main parameters: the Content Inventory Display Method and the Reporting Threshold.
The Health Product Declaration (HPD) offers two overall ways to organize and display the content inventory: Basic and Nested. The Nested inventory is preferred by HPD users because it provides more granular data on a product, and it is the method manufacturers must use when importing suppliers’ data from the Supplier HPD Builder Extension tool.
Thresholds — such as 100 ppm or 1,000 ppm— establish reporting requirements for substances on the HPD.
There are two possible approaches the manufacturer can take when creating Nested Inventory HPDs: