Childrens’ Products: CPSIA gets tough today

By Beacon Staff

If you manufacture or sell products for children under 12, your business life got a little more complex today.

The CPSIA’s new labeling standard went into effect today, as did the new lower 300PPM lead requirements for products intended for use by children under 12.

The law impacts manufacturers, importers, and retailers – whether the products are new, old, or resold.

More details here: http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml09/09306.html as well as at http://www.cpsc.gov, where there are a number of documents to lead you through the maze of regulations and what the CPSC calls “guidance”.

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