Consumer Products Law Blog

Question of the Week

NEW TO OUR BLOG – A FEATURE WE CALL OUR QUESTION OF THE WEEK #1 We will be putting up a consumer product safety question each week. The answers will be forthcoming the following week along with a new question. Check back frequently and let...

CPSC to Consider Last Minute Stay Request for Lead Content Limit

This Monday, February 9th, the CPSC will vote on whether to grant a request from the Consumer Product Safety Commission coaltion of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM CPSC Coalition) to stay the effective date of the new lead content limit of 600 parts per...

List of Accredited Testing Laboratories

During our Webinar presentation today, a participant asked whether the CPSC has posted a list of accredited testing laboratories. Here you go: List of Accredited Testing Laboratories Note the only labs listed are those accredited to conduct third party testing for the regulations which are...

Stay of Enforcement May Not Do Much To Help Companies Comply

Under the CPSC stay that was issued on Friday 1/30/09, companies would not be required to provide testing or certification documentation regarding the compliance of their products with certain new CPSIA rules and standards. The agency took this action because of the utter confusion over...

CPSIA Stays Enforcement of Testing and Certification Requirements for 1 Year

On Friday, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) approved a proposed stay of enforcement for certain testing and certification requirements under the Consumer Products Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA). The stay of enforcement delays most new certification and testing requirements adopted under the CPSIA until February...