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  • CPSIA
  • The CPSIA also requires domestic manufacturers or importers of non-children's products to issue a General Certificate of Conformity (GCC) . (cpsc.gov)
  • Finally, the CPSIA lists special requirements in Section 104 for certain durable infant and toddler products , including cribs. (cpsc.gov)
  • Taking effect on February 10, 2009, the CPSIA will require all products for children under 12 be tested for lead, including books. (ecochildsplay.com)
  • Technically, the CPSIA makes it illegal to "sell, offer for sale, distribute in commerce, or import" any children's product above the new lead and phthalate levels. (ecochildsplay.com)
  • And even the handful of larger toy makers who still employ workers in the United States face increased costs to comply with the CPSIA, even though American-made toys had nothing to do with the toy safety problems of 2007. (ecochildsplay.com)
  • Section 101(a) of the CPSIA provides that by February 10, 2009, products designed or intended primarily for children 12 and younger may not contain more than 600 ppm of lead. (cornell.edu)
  • Section 101(b)(2) of the CPSIA further provides that the lead limits do not apply to component parts of a product that are not accessible to a child. (cornell.edu)
  • 2017
  • The aim of the Summit was to take stock of our progress under the North America Cooperative Engagement Framework (CEF) for 2013 to 2017, develop a path forward for additional collaboration, and encourage stakeholders in the region to work together toward a stronger culture of consumer product safety. (cpsc.gov)
  • On November 29, 2017, the Alberta government introduced Bill 31: A Better Deal for Consumers and Businesses Act (Bill 31), which proposes a number of amendments to the Fair Trading Act (Act). (mondaq.com)
  • Major amendments to the Qu bec Consumer Protection Act ("CPA") were adopted on November 15, 2017 by the Qu bec Legislature. (mondaq.com)
  • violations
  • Fresh off a victory in the CA primary, California Attorney General Xavier Bacerra filed suit on June 7, 2018 against Nutraceutical Corporation of Park City, Utah and Graceleigh, Inc. dba Sammy's Milk of Newport Beach, CA, alleging violations of California's Proposition 65 and California's consumer protection laws. (mintz.com)
  • 2018
  • As has been widely reported, in May 2018, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled that Prop 65 warning labels are required to be placed on "ready-to-drink" coffee products. (mintz.com)
  • limits
  • Oakland, CA-Target and Walmart removed children's products including foam bead jewelry from their stores after independent tests showed they contained more lead than legal limits. (accessoriesmagazine.com)
  • Included in the regulations are new lower lead content limits in children s products. (webwire.com)
  • The lead paint limits also apply to toys and other articles intended for children as well as certain furniture products. (webwire.com)
  • Products subject to these limits cannot be sold, offered for sale, imported or manufactured after August 14 unless they meet the new lower lead limits. (webwire.com)
  • Sure they don't need the certificates, but if they sell a product that exceeds the limits then they are fined. (ecochildsplay.com)
  • e) Components of electronic devices that are removable or replaceable, such as battery packs and light bulbs that are inaccessible when the product is assembled in functional form or are otherwise granted an exemption, are not subject to the lead limits in paragraph (a) of this section. (cornell.edu)
  • Retailers
  • New York and Fairfield, NJ-The latest regulatory developments for the apparel and accessories industries will be discussed on Wednesday, March 28, in "The Final Pieces Are in Place for U.S. Safety Regulations," a live seminar for brand manufacturers and retailers that will be held in New York. (accessoriesmagazine.com)
  • court's
  • The public has a strong interest in the outcome of this lawsuit and a correspondingly strong right to learn who is involved and the factual basis for the court's decision to exempt a product report from the database. (commondreams.org)
  • Search
  • Now imagine anyone being able to sit at a computer and search a public, government-sponsored database for reports or complaints about each of those products. (swlaw.com)
  • regulations
  • Still, the Executive Order would seemingly apply to consumer protection agencies that are not independent of the president, like the FDA, though I imagine that under Trump those agencies won't issue new regulations anyway. (typepad.com)
  • REACH/SVHC, textiles or hard-goods, or toy regulations and many more consumer product related requirements like packaging materials or battery requirements. (sgs.com)
  • The goal of the new regulations is to make children s products safer. (webwire.com)
  • Issues
  • In addition to policy discussions, the Summit agenda included discussions of product-specific safety issues in particular areas such as children's products, all-terrain vehicles (ATV's), cigarette lighters, fireworks, heavy metals in paint and component parts, clothing, and toys. (cpsc.gov)
  • Within the scope of these JPTs, jurisdictions have worked together on inter-laboratory testing methods using the x-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzer, joint exercises with customs, collaboration on consumer product safety issues, and joint outreach campaigns and events. (cpsc.gov)
  • Consistent with each jurisdiction's legal requirements, the three North American regulators have increased the flow of information shared with one another on consumer product safety issues and approaches, particularly in the area of import surveillance. (cpsc.gov)
  • The ICPHSO event draws health and safety professionals from around the world for an exchange of information and experience on product safety issues. (ansi.org)
  • McCabe will moderate a workshop on issues to be considered when developing a consumer product safety standard. (ansi.org)
  • They have deployed Concept Searching technologies and the external facing website is now being used for the general public to identify product safety issues. (conceptsearching.com)
  • legislation
  • The new law , the Consumer Product Safety Act, applies to every type of consumer product not covered by other legislation-which is to say, everything except automobiles , cosmetics, drugs, food, and cigarettes. (nationalaffairs.com)
  • New and expanded product safety legislation in Canada, superimposed on a backdrop of jurisdictions willing to certify mass tort and personal injury claims, has created an environment ripe for increasing class action activity across the U.S./Canada border. (mondaq.com)
  • Requirements
  • Whether you are in need of chemical testing, or services in the fields of inspection, certification, compliance assurance, outsourcing, training or auditing SGS provides services to help your products to be fit for the market requirements of the future - whatever the legal frameworks might be. (sgs.com)
  • The petition acknowledged CPSC's efforts to achieve a workable solution that balances product safety with industry requirements, but noted that the practical result of exempting only some of the components used in the printing manufacturing process will not provide the needed relief from costly and burdensome testing requirements. (piworld.com)
  • It establishes legislative and regulatory requirements intended to modernize and strengthen Canada's safety system for consumer products. (mondaq.com)
  • rule
  • The chief problem the Agency has faced is the glacial pace of rule-making, which has stalled rules that by most experts estimation can save many lives without imposing undue expense on consumers and businesses. (typepad.com)
  • Previously , household products subject to safety regulation had been the exception rather than the rule. (nationalaffairs.com)
  • practice
  • The contributors to the Consumer Law & Policy blog are lawyers and law professors who practice, teach, or write about consumer law and policy. (typepad.com)
  • about 63 percent of the stores displayed other clothing on racks with sleepwear--a practice that has been shown to cause consumer confusion. (ed.gov)
  • Bethesda
  • The importance of cooperation was initially highlighted at the first North America Consumer Product Safety Summit, held in Bethesda, Maryland (United States) in 2011, through the establishment of the first CEF. (cpsc.gov)
  • Radiation
  • To assess the risk in being used, the laser products are classified from class 1 to class 4 according to the radiation power by JIS. (go.jp)
  • According to the test results such as the measurements of the radiation powers of the identical products (1 brand) and similar products (3 brands) of the accidental product, all of them are equivalent to the 'Class 3B' of the JIS classification. (go.jp)
  • efforts
  • Regulators from the three jurisdictions will continue to work together, expanding and strengthening efforts as appropriate, to protect the safety of North American consumers and further the objectives under the CEF. (cpsc.gov)
  • This report examines (1) CPSC's efforts to inform the public about SaferProducts.gov, (2) who is using the website and to what extent, and (3) the extent to which consumers have found the website to be useful. (gao.gov)
  • Consumer Education Efforts for Revised Children's Sleepwear Safety Standard. (ed.gov)
  • advocacy groups
  • Last Friday, ten consumer and privacy advocacy groups, including the Electronic Privacy Information Center, Center for Digital Democracy, and Consumer Watchdog, sent a letter to Acting Chairman Ann Marie Buerkle, requesting. (jdsupra.com)
  • warnings
  • provide consumers with hazard warnings or instructions essential to the safe use or disposal of consumer products. (sis.se)
  • Sometimes these injuries are caused by a failure to design a product safely while others are caused by errors in the manufacturing process or failure of the manufacturer to provide adequate instructions or safety warnings. (montlick.com)
  • lead
  • It will impose strict safety measures on product made for children and requires that toys and product made for children under 12 be tested for safety (specifically lead) content by independent labs and labeled with their material contents. (ala.org)
  • After August 14, it will be unlawful to manufacture, import, sell, or offer for sale, a children s product that has more than 300 ppm of lead in any part (except electronics) that is accessible to children. (webwire.com)
  • EMSL Analytical, one of the nation s premier consumer products and lead testing laboratories, has been busy offering these testing services. (webwire.com)
  • To learn more about lead or consumer product testing or other testing services contact EMSL Analytical at (800) 220-3675, info@EMSL.com or visit www.EMSL.com . (webwire.com)
  • After August 14, 2009, products designed or intended primarily for children 12 and younger cannot contain more than 300 ppm of lead. (cornell.edu)
  • liability
  • The Georgia products liability attorneys of Montlick and Associates will fully investigate your injury and identify any and all responsible parties so that we can help you hold them accountable. (montlick.com)
  • amendment
  • Recently, a federal judge sitting in the Eastern District of California (Sacramento), for the first time, refused to require a manufacturer to place a Prop 65 warning on its product based on a finding that the requirement would violate the company's First Amendment rights. (mintz.com)