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Unformatted text preview: Specialized Technology Resources, Inc. Raising the worlds expectation of product quality, safety and supply chain responsibility Videoconference Seminar for Austrade November 13 th 2008 This presentation is based on the best available information as of 11/13/08. As interpretations and clarifications of the CPSIA requirements continue to evolve, the information included in this presentation may change. STR continues to monitor the CPSIA closely and to provide recommendations and consultation to our valued clients based on the best available information. Consumer Product Safety Regulation & Testing H.R. 4040 or - H.R. 4040 EAS (Engrossed Amendment as agreed to by Senate) Rush Bill Consumer Product Safety Modernization Act Includes portions of S. 2045 Pryor Bill Also called CPSC Reform Act of 2007 RECENT RECALLS 2007 Year of the Recall 448 Recalls (US) 231, or 52%, were for childrens products: 104 Toys 34 Jewelry 32 Clothing 29 - Nursery 15 Sporting Goods 9 Art Supplies 5 Other 3 - Furniture US PRODUCT RECALLS 2001 - 2007 22,992,667 55% 118 214 2001 11,155,631 43% 90 210 2002 6,140,691 30% 66 214 2003 156,169,990 * 31% 87 277 2004 27,891,188 37% 123 329 2005 18,967,210 35% 111 318 2006 46,562,901 52% 231 448 2007 Units of Recalled Childrens Products % Childrens Product Recalls Total Childrens Product Recalls Total Recalls Year * Includes 1 recall of 150 Million units President signed bill on August 14, 2008 August 15 is Day 1 of enactment This is important to know as provisions are effective xxx number of days after enactment CPSIA Childrens Product consumer product designed or intended for children 12 years of age or younger Childrens Toy consumer product designed or intended by the manufacturer for a child 12 years of age or younger for use by the child when the child plays Child Care Article consumer product designed or intended by the manufacturer to facilitate sleep or the feeding of children age 3 and younger, or to help such children with sucking or teething Consumer Product any article, produced or distributed (i) for sale to a consumer for use or (ii) for the personal use, consumption or enjoyment of a consumer in or around a permanent or temporary household or residence, a school, in recreation, or otherwise CPSIA Definitions Childrens Product consumer product designed or intended for children 12 years of age or younger This includes (but is not limited to): Clothing Footwear Bedding Accessories (barrettes, purses, etc.) Stationery items Juvenile products (cribs, highchairs, etc.) Backpacks Drinkware and tableware Sleeping bags Important!! Statement by the manufacturer about the intended use of the product, including a label on the product if such statement is reasonable Whether the product is represented in its packaging,...
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