Saturday, December 13, 2008

CPSIA regulations

http://cpsc.gov/cpsia.pdf

this pertains to ANY children's products.
So if you wanted to cloth diaper and have natural toys you are now screwed. The implementation date being February 10, 2009

‘‘(2) THIRD PARTY TESTING REQUIREMENT.—Effective on the
dates provided in paragraph (3), before importing for consumption
or warehousing or distributing in commerce any children’s
product that is subject to a children’s product safety rule,
every manufacturer of such children’s product (and the private
labeler of such children’s product if such children’s product
bears a private label) shall—
‘‘(A) submit sufficient samples of the children’s product,
or samples that are identical in all material respects to
the product, to a third party conformity assessment body
accredited under paragraph (3) to be tested for compliance
with such children’s product safety rule; and
‘‘(B) based on such testing, issue a certificate that
certifies that such children’s product complies with the
children’s product safety rule based on the assessment
of a third party conformity assessment body accredited
to conduct such tests.
A manufacturer or private labeler shall issue either a separate
certificate for each children’s product safety rule applicable
to a product or a combined certificate that certifies compliance
with all applicable children’s product safety rules, in which
case each such rule shall be specified."

2 comments:

Happy Panda said...

Thank you for helping to spread the word.

Happy Panda said...

Thank you for helping to spread the word.