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As the implementation of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA) permanently prohibited certain phthalates from being used in children’s products, the screen printing industry has since scrambled to meet the demands of the new regulations. Even though the legislation does not specifically address apparel, it does specify children’s products, and many large retailers have mandated that all their apparel products for children be phthalate compliant…
Just a reminder, the stay of enforcement enacted by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), will expire December 31, 2011. At that time, all children’s products* must be tested and certified by a CPSC accredited third party laboratory, for lead content and phthalate content, where applicable.
What does all this mean? Here is an excerpt of Marci Kinter’s update from the SGIA website, with more details:
Here is the Steve Kahane, International Coatings’ President, with the latest news from the CPSC in regards to Phthalate testing:
UPDATE: CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION EXTENDS STAY OF ENFORCEMENT ON PHTHALATE TESTING AND ANNOUNCES THIRD PARTY LABORATORY ACCREDITATION REQUIREMENTS
Here is International Coatings’ President, Steve Kahane, with the latest news on what is happening with the CPSC regulations:
“The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) staff is recommending that the stay of enforcement pertaining to total lead content in children’s products and certain related products…