Tag Archives: HR 2718

Hear New Information on Kids’ Product Safety Standards Effective December 31, 2011

Children’s product requirements are changing substantially as of December 31, 2011. These will mandate the maximum: 1) lead content in accessible components; 2) lead levels in paint and surface coatings; and 3) inclusion of phthlates (chemicals making plastic items more … Continue reading

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Fair Trade Importers Submit Letter on Third Party Testing Impacts

The Coalition of Small Batch Importers – 31 Fair Trade Federation members, sustainable trade importers, artisan marketers, designers, and Sandler Trade LLC  submitted a joint letter today to the Consumer Product Safety Commission concerning “Alternative Testing Requirements for Small Batch Importers.”  On Wednesday, October 26, representatives of … Continue reading

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Calling all small U.S. importers and makers of handmade crafts and apparel!

“Small batch” importers of handmade crafts and apparel are providing comments and public hearing testimony to the the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on affordable and feasible alternatives to complying with the upcoming requirements for third-party children’s-product testing for lead. In doing so, … Continue reading

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