About a month ago I wrote about the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) and what it would mean for consumers in terms of new warning labels on websites and catalogs like SteveSpanglerScience.com . Along with these informative warning labels about choking hazards, balloons and small pieces, the CPSIA requires mandatory safety testing on all products designed for children ages [...]
Don't be surprised if you start seeing your favorite toy catalogs and educational toy websites (hopefully www.SteveSpanglerScience.com is in your list) sporting new product warning labels. It's not gesture of good will - it's the law - and retailers who fail to comply face serious fines.
The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 was the toy safety legislation recently passed increase [...]