CPSC Delays Lead Testing On Children's Products

Law360, New York (February 8, 2011, 5:55 PM EST) -- The Consumer Product Safety Commission on Tuesday agreed, for the third time, to stay its enforcement of requirements that children's products be certified tested for lead content.

The commission voted 4-1 to provide more time for children's products to be lead tested, responding to pressures from business.

The lead testing rules, set up under the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008, were supposed to have come into effect in February 2009, but have been twice delayed. The rules will now come into effect in December...
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