We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

CPSC Head Denies Bid For ATV Lead Exemption

Law360 (April 3, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The head of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has shot down a request by manufacturers to exempt all-terrain vehicles and motorcycles from the safety watchdog's new lead standards, but has instructed her compliance staff to hold off on enforcing the rules on such products for one year.

CPSC's acting chairman, Nancy Nord, said Thursday that with “extreme reluctance,” she would vote to deny a petition by companies and associations representing the ATV and motorized bike industries to exclude certain metal parts on motorized recreational vehicles...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.