PROPOSED RULE: August 19, 2009
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (‘‘Commission’’) is announcing the availability of a document titled, ‘‘Statement of Policy: Interpretation and Enforcement of Section 103(a) of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act’’ (‘‘Statement of Policy’’). Section 103(a) of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (‘‘CPSIA’’) requires manufacturers of children’s products to mark their products so that certain identifying information is ascertainable by the manufacturer and the consumer. The Statement of Policy clarifies the Commission’s interpretation of certain aspects of the statutory requirement and provides guidance on how the Commission intends to enforce the requirement.
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