Judge Orders CPSC To Close Phthalate Ban Loophole

Law360, New York (February 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has found that the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission erred in its decision to allow certain plastic toys made before a nationwide ban on phthalates takes effect to remain on store shelves.

In a win for consumer advocacy groups that brought the suit, Judge Paul Gardephe of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Thursday ordered the commission to close a loophole that would have allowed the sale of toys containing the chemical that were made before the...
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