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Old 01-10-2009, 09:13
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Default Re: The CPSIA - IMPORTANT FOR EVERYONE PLEASE READ!!!

The good news is there are changes occuring now. However, I don't think our bows are covered in any of them.

The following new entries have been posted to the US Consumer Product Safety
Commission's web page on the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) of 2008
located at http://www.cpsc.gov/about/cpsia/cpsia.html in What's New:

Children's Products Containing Lead: Proposed Determinations Regarding Lead Content
Limits on Certain Materials or Products; Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Unpublished
Federal Register Notice, January 9, 2009 (http://www.cpsc.gov/about/cpsia/leadlimitsfr.pdf
)

Children's Products Containing Lead: Notice of Proposed Procedures and Requirements for a
Commission Determination or Exclusion, Unpublished Federal Register Notice, January 9,
2009 (http://www.cpsc.gov/about/cpsia/leadproceduresfr.pdf)

Children's Products Containing Lead: Proposed Interpretative Rule Providing Guidance on
Inaccessible Component Parts, Unpublished Federal Register Notice, January 9, 2009 (http:/
/www.cpsc.gov/about/cpsia/leadinaccessibilityfr.pdf
)

Children's Products Containing Lead: Exemption for Certain Electronic Devices; Notice of
Proposed Rulemaking, Unpublished Federal Register Notice, January 9, 2009 (http://www.cpsc
.gov/about/cpsia/leadelectronicfr.pdf
)

The following new entry is in Laboratory Accreditation, Register as a Third Party
Laboratory:

Consumer Product Conformity Assessment Body Acceptance - Laboratories can now apply for
CPSC Acceptance for: CPSC Test Method CPSC-CH-E1001-08 for Determining Total Lead in
Children's Metal Products (Children's Metal Jewelry) (http://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/genlabapp
.aspx
)
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