CPSC Stays Lead-Level Enforcement For Kids' Bikes

Law360, New York (July 1, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission will put off enforcement of a new law directing children's bicycle manufacturers to halve lead levels in certain bike parts by August, giving bicycle manufacturers until July 2011 to figure out how to make critical components safely without lead.

The CPSC published in the Federal Register on Tuesday its intention to put a two-year hold on enforcing Section 101(a) of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008, which calls for a drop in lead levels from 600 parts-per-million to...
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