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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

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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

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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

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