Wednesday, February 11, 2009

CPSC Issues Guidance Document on CPSIA Requirements

(World Trade Interactive)

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a guidance document that is specifically designed to educate small businesses, resellers, crafters and charities about some of the more relevant provisions included in the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act. The guide includes a useful review in a question-and-answer format of a broad range of CPSIA-related issues, including, for example, product coverage, testing requirements, compliance with the new lead and phthalate bans, exemptions and exclusions from the lead content limits, donations and requirements for resellers. Click here for the complete article.