Tagged: Testing

Overview of the CPSC Proposed Product Testing Rules

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is in the process of implementing requirements for the testing of consumer products. The rules would require reasonable testing for non-children’s products, independent laboratory testing for children’s products, and labeling products to indicate compliance. The rules would implement Section...

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CPSC Issues Proposed Rule for Testing Component Parts of Consumer Products

On April 1, 2010, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) released a draft notice of proposed rulemaking for a rule that would impose requirements for testing component parts of consumer products. Specifically, the proposed rule would establish requirements for how persons issuing certificates under section...

CPSC Adopts New Flexibility for Testing of Component Parts for Lead

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) voted unanimously this month to adopt an interim enforcement policy allowing component part testing for lead. Under this policy, manufacturers and importers can certify their products as meeting lead paint and lead content limits in the following ways: Lead...

CPSC Staff Approves Composite Testing for Lead Paint

The CPSC staff has approved use of a composite test procedure for the analysis of lead in paint and other similar surface coatings. While the test procedure is not mandatory and does not change existing accreditations for compliance with the lead paint standard, the new...

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...