Reese’s Law for Button Cell or Coin Batteries

Reese’s Law for Button Cell or Coin Batteries

Reese’s Law mandates the CPSC to establish safety standards for products with button cell or coin batteries. The rule, effective from October 23, 2023, incorporates ANSI/UL 4200A-2023, requiring secure battery compartments and warnings on packaging. Testing and certification start from December 20, 2023, with regulation until March 19, 2024.

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CPSC Webinar: Breaking Down Reese’s Law

CPSC Introduces Major Revision to Certificates of Compliance Rules

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has proposed significant changes to their Certificates of Compliance (CoC) processes through a recent Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (SNPR). The proposed revisions include mandatory electronic filing (eFiling) for all imported CPSC-regulated products, an expanded definition of “importer”, and new CoC content and recordkeeping requirements. Last updated in 2013, this rule change deserves attention, especially for those involved in making CPSC-regulated products abroad. Comments are open until February 6, 2024

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CPSC Introduces Major Revision to Certificates of Compliance Rules
New safety standard for toys from CPSC

New Safety Standards for Toys: Changes Coming in April

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has released a direct final rule allowing for the revised ASTM F963-23 standard to become the mandatory toy testing standard.  The revised ASTM F963-23 version of the standard will replace the previous ASTM F963-07 version of the standard. This rule comes into effect April 20, 2024. If the CPSC receives significant adverse comment(s) by February 20, 2024, the direct final rule will be withdrawn before its effective date.

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