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Phthalates: Final Guidance on Inaccessible Component Parts, 16 CFR Part 1199


Final Rule: Feb. 14, 2013

Section 108 of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA), as amended by Public Law 112–28, provides that the prohibition on specified products containing phthalates does not apply to any component part of children’s toys or child care articles that is not accessible to a child through normal and reasonably foreseeable use and abuse of such product. In this document, CPSC issues guidance on inaccessible component parts in children’s toys or child care articles subject to section 108 of the CPSIA.

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