USA – Amendment to Requirements for Consumer Registration of Durable Infant or Toddler Products

In 2009, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) fulfilled a statutory requirement in the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA) to issue a rule requiring manufacturers of durable infant or toddler products to establish a consumer registration program. The Commission is now finalizing an amendment to the definition of “durable infant or toddler product” to include the full statutory definition; to clarify that the scope of each listed product category is further defined in the applicable mandatory standard; to clarify listed product categories using the product name in the applicable mandatory standard; and to clarify the scope of the infant carriers and bassinets and cradles product categories. DATES: Effective Date: The rule will become effective on October 24, 2019. Compliance Date for Contoured Changing Pads: Contoured changing pads, a subcategory of baby changing products in Sec. 1130.2(a)(14), must comply with this rule starting on September 24, 2020.