CPSC Aims To Define 'Children's Product'

Law360, New York (April 21, 2010, 5:34 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is issuing a proposed interpretive rule aimed at providing further guidance as to what constitutes a “children's product” amid confusion among manufacturers about how to comply with the agency's sweeping new safety requirements.

The proposed rule, revealed in a notice published Tuesday in the Federal Register, elaborates on the statutory factors that must be considered when evaluating whether or not a product is a children's product, and therefore subject to stringent lead limits as well as tracking label and testing...
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