On August 14, 2009, new requirements of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) took effect. These are aimed at making children’s products safer and increasing consumer confidence in the marketplace. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is educating domestic and overseas manufacturers, importers, and distributors of children’s products and other consumer goods of these important new safety requirements. CPSC Chairman Inez Tenenbaum, who says the CPSIA’s new requirements will help protect families, had this to say:
I will ensure that these requirements are enforced vigorously and fairly. By ensuring that toys and other children’s products meet strict lead limits and can be tracked in the event of a recall, I believe children will be better protected in their homes.
The requirements of the new Act, which became effective on August 14th, include:
You can visit CPSC’s Web site at www.cpsc.gov/about/cpsia/cpsia.html for more information about the agency’s implementation of the CPSIA.
Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission
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