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NSF International Offers Answers to Rising Toy Safety Concerns
Date:12/4/2008

ion with the first deadline regarding lead in paint and surface coatings set for December 21, 2008. Several other requirements for toys will take affect in 2009 when third party testing will be required for assessing lead in the substrate material, phthalates, physical, and mechanical testing.

WHO: By law, all manufacturers who wish to selltoys in the U.S. in 2009 must have their toys tested by anaccredited third-party testing lab. Companies that fail to meet the new requirements are subject to civil and criminal penalties including a $100,000 penalty per violation and up to five years imprisonment.

Background on the NSF Toy Safety Program

The NSF Toy Safety program tests a product and its materials for several aspects of toy safety including heavy metal testing (lead and others), mechanical and physical safety, flammability, chemical composition, phthalate content and electrical safety.

For more information, please contact Dave Parzen, Technical Manager of Toy Safety, at 734.827.6859 or parzen@nsf.org or visit www.playsafer.org for more information on the new legislation.

To view the entire news release with photo, please visit http://www.nsf.org/info/press/index.asp?p_id=16385.

(1)Consumers Union's Still Not Safe Report, 12/2/2008 -- report based on the number of product recalls publicly announced by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission from October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2008.

    CONTACT: Greta Houlahan
    Phone: 734-913-5723
    Email: houlahan@nsf.org


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