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CPSIA – “A stay of enforcement is our only option to protect children”

I could just kiss Nancy Nord. (Figuratively speaking, of course.)

Since stepping down as the acting head of the Consumer Products Safety Commission, she grew more vocal about her frustration with the amazingly broken Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA). Her latest statement concerning the CPSC’s stay of enforcement for lead content limits in children’s bicycles outlines the CPSIA’s problems in stark terms.

The document contains many powerful statements, but this gem particularly won my heart:

A stay of enforcement [for bicycle lead limits] is our only option to protect children.

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