What does CPSIA phthalate compliant mean?

What does CPSIA phthalate compliant mean?

CPSIA Compliance Rigorous restrictions on phthalates (chemicals used to soften plastic) in children’s toys. Rigorous lead restrictions for children’s products (90 ppm in paint and other surface coatings, 100 ppm in substrates).

What is the consumer product safety Database CPSC?

The Consumer Product Safety Database: Frequently Asked Questions. The database, located at www.saferproducts.gov, will allow the public to search for and review reports on consumer products, as well as the comments that manufacturers or private labelers provide in response to those reports.

What is CPSIA compliance?

CPSIA testing ensures children’s toys comply with the US Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) of 2008. CPSIA defines children’s products as any product designed or intended primarily for use by children aged 12 or younger. Manufacturers must prove that products sold in the US comply with CPSIA.

What products does the CPSC regulate?

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has jurisdiction over many types of consumer products, from coffee makers, to toys, to lawn mowers, to fireworks. However, some types of consumer products are covered by other Federal agencies.

Where is CPSC?

The CPSC is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland.

What products are regulated by the CPSC?

Is CPSIA required?

CPSIA requires that children’s products not contain more than 300 ppm of lead. 1 Toys, child care products, and items that can reasonably be expected to go in a child’s mouth cannot contain more than 0.1 percent of BBP, DEHP, DBP, DIDP, DINP or DNOP.

What is CPSIA tracking?

The CPSIA tracking label is a permanently affixed information label, helping the CPSC and consumers (i.e. parents) to identify unsafe products, in case of a recall. The tracking label normally includes information about the importer company, production location and date, and batch number.