Responding to efforts by a number of industry groups, on December 28, 2009, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission ("CPSC") posted a Federal Register notice announcing its continuation of the stay of enforcement of the third-party laboratory testing and certification required under section 14 of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 ("CPSIA"). The stay was continued until February 10, 2011. The continued stay involves a discrete group of products, including children's toys and child care products with banned phthalates, toys subject to ASTM's F-963 standards, baby walkers, electrically operated toys, youth all-terrain vehicles, carpets and rugs, vinyl plastic film, and children's sleepwear. Most importantly, the stay was continued for the third-party testing and certificate of the lead content limit that applies to all children's products.… Continue Reading