ESMA’s next big event: GlassPrint - 27&28 November 2019, Düsseldorf (Germany)     Visit the event website

Specialist Printing - article on Understanding CPSIA

cover2009-SP-ISSUE4Source: SPECIALIST PRINTING WORLDWIDE : ISSUE 4: 2009

Elaine Campling outlines and explains The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) 2008

The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) 2008 is US -enacted legislation designed to regulate the safety of products manufactured and imported for sale in the USA , mainly targeted towards consumer products designed for children. The Act restricts the use of certain chemicals in children’s products, which must be verified by testing and accompanied by certification. Virtually all products on sale in the USA intended for children under the age of 12 are affected by CPSIA, which is regulated by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

The Legislation has been enacted against a backdrop of high profile safety concerns about chemicals in toys and other childcare articles, alongside a number of product re-calls. Chemical preparation manufacturers and printers may have received information requests from their customers, particularly concerning the presence of lead and phthalates in their products, due to regulation of these substances.

Please download the pdf here

ESMA: Connecting the Dots of the Printing Industry

  • 1
  • 2

ESMA Newsletter

Please select at least one mailing from the list above

By subscribing you agree with our privacy policy

Supporting

Member of

AIPIA member

fogra

Contact

ESMA
Sint-Jorisveld 44
B-3390 Sint-Joris-Winge, Belgium

Peter Buttiens [ESMA General Manager]

  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  + 32 (0)16 894 353
  + 32 (0)16 434 971