Testing of Component Parts

This rule is in regard to the conditions and requirements for testing of component parts of consumer products to demonstrate, in whole or in part, compliance of a consumer product with all applicable rules, bans, standards, and regulations

Rulemaking

 

PROPOSED RULE: May 20, 2010

 

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (‘‘CPSC,’’ ‘‘Commission,’’ or ‘‘we’’) is issuing a notice of proposed rulemaking regarding the conditions and requirements for testing of component parts of consumer products to demonstrate, in whole or in part, compliance of a consumer product with all applicable rules, bans, standards, and regulations: to support a general conformity certificate or a certificate for a children’s product pursuant to section 14(a) of the Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA); as part of a reasonable testing program pursuant to section 14(a) of the CPSA; as part of the standards and protocols for continued testing of children’s products pursuant to section 14(d)(2) of the CPSA; and/or to meet the requirements of any other rule, ban, standard, guidance, policy, or protocol regarding consumer product testing that does not already directly address component part testing.

 

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