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Can auctioneers sell "recalled" items?

The question is: Can auctioneers sell “recalled items?” The answer in short is: No.

The Federal Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA) dictates among other restrictions that items recalled by the… 232 more words


Amiibo CPSIA production list

Nintendo has filled out a ton of CPSIA for amiibo like marth,villager,cpt falcon,retro 3-pack,woolly amiibo,etc for re-release which will hopefully come to different retailers across the US instead of just showing up at the Nintendo World Store in New York for the last 4 months. 25 more words


Measure Twice; Cut Once

A couple of years ago, I did an addition to my house.  Everyone who has done this knows the steps.  I sat down with an… 981 more words


Phthalates NPR: Flawed Theory Supported by Flawed Data

On March 16, 2015, the comment period will close for the CPSC’s proposed rule banning specified concentrations of phthalates in children’s toys and child care articles.  616 more words


Shopping the Global E-Mall, Round 2

In my last post, I discussed the growing phenomenon of e-commerce sales directly to consumers from foreign (Chinese) manufacturers. My concern is that the regulatory stance of the CPSC—asserting that a foreign manufacturer is legally responsible for compliance with all U.S. 323 more words


Happy (?) Birthday

Perhaps someone, somewhere celebrated the 6th birthday of the CPSIA 10 days ago, but it sure blew right by me.  It took the Product Safety Daily publication to remind me that it had occurred.  108 more words


Time for Doing the Work, Not Looking for Shortcuts

Those who follow the CPSC closely expect that the President’s new commission nominees will be confirmed soon.  The question is: will new leadership change either the tone or the direction of the agency?  940 more words