CPSC Votes To Delay Lead Rules For Kids' ATVs

Law360, New York (April 17, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has voted to stay enforcement of its new lead requirements for children's all-terrain vehicles until May 2011, saying that enforcing the rule immediately would endanger children by encouraging them to ride adult-sized ATVs.

Commissioner Thomas Moore voted to reject a petition by ATV makers to exclude ATVs from the lead rules altogether but decided to support a stay of the rule's enforcement as it pertains to ATVs, he said Thursday.

Moore's vote comes two weeks after the other sitting CPSC...
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