Legislation to improve consumer product safety for children

hearing before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, first session, on H.R. 2474, H.R. 1699, H.R. 814, H.R. 1721, June 6, 2007.
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People who are unsure whether a product is a children's product are urged to err on the side of caution and ensure that the product meets all applicable children's product safety rules.

In uncertain situations, you may also contact the Commission's Office of Compliance for a staff ruling on how a product would likely be classified.

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Legislation to improve consumer product safety Legislation to improve consumer product safety for children book children v, p. On Monday, three years after the August enactment of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act, publishers of ink-on-paper books and other printed materials suddenly received news they’d.

This regulation is known as The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) and covers safety regulations for restricted substances, flammability, physical/mechanical properties and other safety related regulations.

Compliance with this regulation is compulsory and is strictly enforced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). If you are a retailer of consumer goods, especially children’s products, you may be wondering about your responsibilities under the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) of The CPSIA, a sweeping new law, authorized a variety of new regulations and testing requirements for children’s products and some non-children’s products.

EUROPEAN CHILD SAFETY ALLIANCE | CHILD PRODUCT SAFETY GUIDE CHILD PRODUCT SAFETY GUIDE Text or parts of the text may be copied provided that reference is made to the authors, title of the publication and publisher. Suggested citation: ölge, ten, Child Safety Product Guide: potentially dangerous Size: 3MB.

In order to improve and ensure safety, importers are expected to place a priority on manufacturing The Consumer Product Safety Act specifies that any person engaging in the manufacture or import of In order to ensure the safety of products for children, it is necessary to consider child.

CPSIA stands for "Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act", an American regulation that aims to improve safety of consumers with main focus on children's products. CPSC stands for U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) Hachette Book Group is firmly committed to ensuring that its products meet applicable product safety standards, including the CPSIA.

The CPSIA establishes uniform safety standards for Children’s Products that include, among other things, limitations on lead and phthalate content. The CPSIA also requires domestic manufacturers or importers of non-children’s products to issue a General Certificate of Conformity (GCC).

These GCC’s apply to products subject to a consumer product safety rule or any similar CPSC rule, ban, standard or regulation enforced by the Commission. H.R. (th). To establish consumer product safety standards and other safety requirements for children's products and to reauthorize and modernize the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Children’s books burn, courtesy of the federal government.

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It’s hard to believe, but true: under a law Congress passed last year aimed at regulating hazards in children’s products, the federal government has now advised that children’s books published before should not be considered safe and may in many cases be unlawful to sell or distribute.

Consumer Product Safety Commission. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) protects the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under its jurisdiction, including products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard or can injure children.

Canada and Canadians have been well served by our consumer product safety laws. However, modern realities such as more complex materials, speedier innovation to market, new source countries for products, and increased consumer demand for information require a 21st century approach.

the obligation of a firm to price its products or services at a level whereby the consumer is treated fairly and the firm is still able to make a profit. the obligation that organizations have to the preservation of ecological environment and the general public.

The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of is a United States law signed on Aug by President George W. Bush The law increases the budget of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), imposes new testing and documentation requirements, and sets new acceptable levels of several substances.

Consumer advocacy organizations have been working together for decades to improve product safety and Section 6(b), and applaud Rep. Rush for introducing the SHARE Information Act.

“We applaud Congressman Rush for introducing this incredibly important bill today. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more t types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction.

Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $ billion : $ The ultimate goal is to improve the detection of unsafe products marketed in the EU before they are sold to consumers or as soon thereafter as possible, and to improve consumer protection.

On 30th January two new online marketplaces, Allegro and Cdiscount, signed the Product Safety Pledge. (a) Definition of “Children's Product” - (1) Under section 3(a)(2) of the Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA), a children's product means a consumer product designed or intended primarily for children 12 years of age or younger.

The term “designed or intended primarily” applies to those consumer products mainly for children 12 years old or younger.

In AugustCongress passed the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act, which gave makers and sellers of children's products such as toys, clothing and books. This handbook presents safety information for public play - ground equipment in the form of guidelines.

Publication of this handbook is expected to promote greater safety aware - ness among those who purchase, install, and maintain public playground equipment. Because many factors may affect playground safety, the U.S. Consumer Product SafetyFile Size: 1MB. OVERVIEW OF THE CPSIA. On AugPresident Bush signed into law the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA).

The legislation was passed in response to many high-profile recalls of both imported and domestically-produced children’s toys due to excessive levels of lead and other possible toxic chemicals in children’s toys.

(a) Section (a) of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of (CPSIA) provides that any children's product, material, or component part or a children's product must comply with a lead content limit that does not exceed parts per million. Materials used in children's products subject to section of the CPSIA must comply with the third party testing requirements of section The inspectors' findings served as a basis for the drafting and adoption of the Pure Food and Drug Act and the Meat Inspection Act, which were the first federal laws aimed at ensuring consumer protection.

The U.S. Congress expanded food safety legislation in with the adoption of the Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act.

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The law—public law —increases the budget of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), imposes new testing and documentation requirements, and sets new acceptable levels of several substances. It imposes new requirements on manufacturers of apparel, shoes, personal care products, accessories and jewelry, home furnishings, bedding, toys, electronics and video games, books Enacted by: the th United States Congress.

EXPLANATORY STATEMENT. Consumer Goods (Baby Bath Aids) Safety Standard Overview. The Commonwealth Minister for Small Business (the Minister) has made a safety standard for baby bath aids pursuant to section (1) of the Australian Consumer Law, which is Schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act (Cth).

The safety standard comes into effect. One of my key achievements since coming to Congress was the passage of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), which became law in CPSIA represents the most significant improvement in children’s product safety and support for the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) in decades.

The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) is a U.S. federal law designed to improve the regulatory and enforcement powers of the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

This Act was enacted in The CPSIA increases the budget of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and imposes new testing and documentation obligation on. Table of Contents. Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

1 - Short Title 2 - Interpretation 3 - Purpose 4 - Application 5 - Prohibitions 12 - Tests, Studies and Compilation of Information 13 - Preparing and Maintaining Documents 14 - Duties in the Event of an Incident 15 - Disclosure of Information by the Minister 19 - Inspectors 21 - Inspection 23 - Procedures Following.

The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act applies to suppliers of consumer products in Canada, including manufacturers, importers, distributors, advertisers and retailers. The Act, which replaces Part I and Schedule I of the Hazardous Products Act, recognizes that suppliers of consumer products have an essential role to play in addressing any dangers to human health or safety that may be posed by.

Queens congresswoman introduces legislation to improve requirements for consumer product recalls The bill will also mandate that the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) provide an annual. WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) introduced H.R.the “Safety Hazard and Recall Efficiency (SHARE) Information Act,” which would amend Section 6(b) of the Consumer Product Safety Act (15 U.S.C.

(b)) to allow the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to share critical information regarding hazardous products to consumers in a .