Tagged: Enforcement

CPSC Stopping More Imports

CPSC Enforcement Highlights The CPSC continues to take steps to agressively enforce product safety compliance at U.S. ports. The agency reported that it stopped nearly three million units of consumer products that violated U.S. safety rules from reaching consumers in the 3rd quarter of fiscal...

CSPC DECIDES LOWER LEAD LEVELS ARE TECHNOLOGICALLY FEASIBLE

In a 3-2 vote along party lines on July 13, 2011, the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (“CSPC”) decided that the maximum amount of lead allowed in toys and other children’s products is now officially 100 parts per million (“ppm”). As discussed in the June...

LOWER LEAD LIMITS COMING IN AUGUST FOR CHILDREN’S PRODUCTS

****STEPS YOU NEED TO TAKE TO GET READY**** The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (“CPSIA”) provides that, as of August 14, 2011, children’s products may not contain more than 100 parts per million (“ppm”) of lead unless the Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) determines that...

CPSC Extends the Stay of Enforcement on Testing and Certification

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) voted unanimously this month to extend a stay of enforcement on testing and certification for many regulated children’s products. However, even though enforcement has been stayed, products must still comply with applicable CPSC standards, rules, bans and regulations. 1....

SAFETY QUESTION #7

We will be putting up a consumer product safety question for discussion. The answers will be forthcoming in following weeks along with a new question posed. Check back frequently and let us know if you have a question. We recently posed Question #7: I have...