CPSC To Require 3rd-Party Testing For All Toys

Law360, New York (October 20, 2011, 7:09 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has passed final regulations requiring third-party safety testing for children's products, the agency announced Thursday, a vote the majority called a “monumental victory.”

The rules, approved in a 3-2 vote Wednesday, create a regulatory framework requiring manufacturers, importers and private labelers to have toys and other children's products regularly tested and certified as CPSC-compliant by a third party.

“Today was a monumental day for the safety of America’s children, and one that parents and grandparents have waited for years to...
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