CPSC Spells Out New Safety Law's Requirements

Law360, New York (January 9, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Hoping to clear up any confusion, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued more information to resellers and others about the sweeping new product safety law scheduled to take effect in February.

On Friday, the agency attempted to spell out what the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act, passed in August, will actually mean for manufacturers, importers and retailers on a day-to-day basis.

“Beginning Feb. 10, 2009, children’s products cannot be sold if they contain more than 600 parts per million (ppm) total lead,” the CPSC...
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