Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Extension of Approval of Information Collection; Comment Request; Safety Standard for Toddler Beds

CPSC is seeking comments on the extension of collection of information regarding the toddler beds standard
May 08, 2014






As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC or Commission) requests comments on a proposed extension of approval of a collection of information under the safety standard for toddler beds, approved previously under OMB Control No. 3041-0150. The Commission will consider all comments received in response to this notice, before requesting an extension of this collection of information from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).



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DATES: Back to Top

Submit written or electronic comments on the collection of information by July 7, 2014.


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You may submit comments, identified by Docket No. CPSC-2010-0022, by any of the following methods:


Electronic Submissions: Submit electronic comments to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at: Follow the instructions for submitting comments. The Commission does not accept comments submitted by electronic mail (email), except through The Commission encourages you to submit electronic comments by using the Federal eRulemaking Portal, as described above.


Written Submissions: Submit written submissions in the following way: mail/hand delivery/courier to: Office of the Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission, Room 820, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814; telephone (301) 504-7923.


Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number for this notice. All comments received may be posted without change, including any personal identifiers, contact information, or other personal information provided, to: Do not submit confidential business information, trade secret information, or other sensitive or protected information that you do not want to be available to the public. If furnished at all, such information should be submitted in writing.


Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to:, and insert the docket number, CPSC-2010-0022, into the “Search” box, and follow the prompts.



Robert H. Squibb, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814; (301) 504-7815, or by email to:



CPSC seeks to renew the following currently approved collection of information:


Title: Safety Standard for Toddler Beds.


OMB Number: 3041-0150.


Type of Review: Renewal of collection.


Frequency of Response: On occasion.


Affected Public: Manufacturers and importers of toddler beds.


Estimated Number of Respondents: 78 firms supply toddler beds with an estimated 10 models/firm annually.


Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour/model associated with marking, labeling, and instructional requirements.


Total Estimated Annual Burden: 780 hours (78 firms × 10 models × 1 hour).


General Description of Collection: The Commission issued a safety standard for toddler beds (16 CFR part 1217) in 2011, which was revised in 2013. Among other requirements, the standard requires manufacturers, including importers, to meet the collection of information requirements for marking, labeling, and instructional literature for toddler beds.


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The Commission solicits written comments from all interested persons about the proposed collection of information. The Commission specifically solicits information relevant to the following topics:


—Whether the collection of information described above is necessary for the proper performance of the Commission's functions, including whether the information would have practical utility;


—Whether the estimated burden of the proposed collection of information is accurate;


—Whether the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected could be enhanced; and


—Whether the burden imposed by the collection of information could be minimized by use of automated, electronic or other technological collection techniques, or other forms of information technology.


Dated: May 5, 2014.


Todd A. Stevenson,


Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission.


[FR Doc. 2014-10564 Filed 5-7-14; 8:45 am]