Buttoning Down the CPSIA


The article discussed the provisions of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) as they related to children’s products, although the scope of the law is much broader. It noted that attempting to stay on top of the complex and continuously evolving requirements can be overwhelming for businesses in industries not traditionally subject to many of the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC).

The article outlined the requirements of the CPISA including limits on lead content, permissible level of phthalates, product embellishments and testing and certification requirements. The article also recommends businesses in the apparel industry would be well-advised to revisit product-safety procedures to ensure compliance with the new legislation while continuing to monitor for relevant developments.

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