Tag Archives: Consumer Product Safety Commission

CPSC to release information on Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) voted unanimously (5-0) to extend a stay of enforcement on testing and certification of many regulated children’s products under the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA). While enforcement of specific CPSC testing requirements has been stayed, the products must still comply with all applicable rules and bans. The Commission’s press release explains the ... Read More »

Congressman Lee Calls on Consumer Product Safety Commission To Clarify Law That Could Force Libraries to Destroy Children’s Books

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, January 28, 2009 OFFICE OF U.S. Rep. Chris Lee (NY-26) Contact: Andrea Bozek/Mike Ricci 202-225-5265 (office)/716-598-4500 (cell) WASHINGTON — Congressman Chris Lee (NY-26) called on the Consumer Product Safety Commission to clarify whether libraries will soon face the prospect of destroying children’s books in order to comply with the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act. To date, ... Read More »

Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act Update

Emily Sheketoff, Director of the American Library Association’s Washington Office spoke yesterday with Pamela Gilbert, the Obama Transition Team Leader for the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).  Ms. Gilbert understands our concerns with the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA).  She believes we were wise to go to Congress and recommend that they communicate the Congressional intent, not to include ... Read More »