Voluntary Standards

CPSC staff promotes safety by monitoring or providing technical support for voluntary standards activities for a wide range of consumer products. 

 

Below is a list of  topics in which CPSC staff is participating in work involving voluntary standards. For some products listed below, there also may be a mandatory regulation.

 

CPSC staff publishes draft recommendations and research reports to improve safety requirements before they are submitted to voluntary standards organizations. These are available here:

 

 

Carbon Monoxide

 

 

CO Alarms


Generators, Portable

 

Gas Appliances (CO Sensors)

 

  

Chemical

 

 

Air Cleaners

 

Child-Resistant Packaging

 

Gasoline Containers, Child-Resist.

 

Phthalates

 

  

Children's Products

 

 

Bassinetts/Cradles

 

Beds

 

Bunk

 

- Toddler

 

Bedside Sleepers

 

Booster Seats

 

Chairs

 

- High

 

- Youth

 

Changing Tables

 

Cribs

 

- Commercial

 

Full Size

 

- Non Full Size & Play Yards

 

Infant Bedding & Accessories

 

Infant Bouncers

 

Infant Carriers

 

Frame

 

Handheld

 

Soft

 

Infant Gates

 

Infant Slings

 

Infant Swings

 

Infant Walkers

 

Jewelry

 

Playground Equipment

 

Age < 2

 

Home

 

Public

 

Stationary Activity Centers

 

Strollers

 

Toys

 

  

Child Drowning

 

Bath Seats

 

Infant Tubs

 

Pools/Hot Tubs/Spas

 

Portable Pools

 

Pool Alarms

 

Pools and Spas

 

Suction Release Devices

 

  

Electrical/Fire

 

 

Batteries

 

Clothes Dryers

 

Electric Heaters

 

National Electrical Code

 

Smoke Alarms

 

 

Fire

 

 

Cabinet Heaters/

Cylinders

 

Candles

 

Lighters

 

Mattresses

 

Sprinklers

 

  

Household/

Recreation

(Mechanical)

 

 

Off-Road Vehicles

 

All-Terrain Vehicles

 

Recreational

Off-Highway Vehicles

 

Amusement Rides, Portable

 

Bicycles

 

Fuel Tanks

 

Garage Doors/

Gate Operators

 

Helmets, Recreational

 

Ladders

 

Mowers

 

Ranges

 

Shopping Carts

 

Soccer Goals

 

Scooters, Motorized

 

Table Saws

 

Tree Stands, Hunting

 

Window Blind Cords

 

You may also view  archived information on CPSC staff voluntary standards activities. Please go to our search page for additional information on voluntary standards.