SAFEGUARDS | Toys & Juvenile Products NO. 139/19
On September 24, 2019, the CPSC published the final rule to amend 16 CFR 1130, Requirements for Consumer Registration of Durable Infant or Toddler Products. 16 CFR 1130 requires manufacturers and importers to establish a program for consumer registration of durable infant or toddler products to facilitate consumer notification in the event of recall or safety alert.
Amendments to 16 CFR 1130 are:
- The definition of “durable infant or toddler product” is updated to state the full statutory definition as defined in CPSIA 104(f) and state that further definition of the listed product categories can be found in the applicable mandatory standards
- Adding hand-held infant carriers, soft infant and toddler carriers, sling carriers and frame child carriers as a subtype of infant carrier
- Adding bedside sleepers as a subset of bassinets and cradles
- Changing the term “changing tables” to “baby changing products” to be consistent with the mandatory standard, thus including contoured changing pads within this scope
For product categories already covered by the rule, the final rule will become effective on October 24, 2019.
For contoured changing pads, the final rule will become effective on September 24, 2020.
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