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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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Teleconference on Friday, Dec 7 at 1p EST on Children’s Products Safety Standards and Third-Party Testing Exemptions

Safety-related regulatory changes will go into effect on Dec 31 concerning all children’s products that will be available for sale.  These changes could have had very difficult impacts on children’s products and apparel produced in and imported from developing countries. Congress, … Continue reading

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Coalition of Small Batch Importers debuts at the CPSC with Sandler’s Testimony

On Wednesday, October 26, 2011, the 36-member Coalition of Small Batch Importers debuted before the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Said Lynn Persson of Terra Experience in Madison, WI, “I can’t tell you how much it means to see a face … Continue reading

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