CPSIA Exempts Yarn9:00 AM
From Soho Publishing
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has just exempted yarn from the rigorous lead testing and certification requirements required for children’s products under the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA). This is very good news indeed for the hand-knitting industry, which was worried about the implications widespread testing would have had on the manufacturer, all the way down the distribution chain.
For more on this ruling, go to www.apparelnews.net/news/manufacturing.
For more information on CPSIA, check out this CHA (Craft & Hobby Association) Bulletin.