A Must Read! CPSIA Update on Lead testing

If you make things for or have children you need to read this! It's a very promising start! fingers crossed!

Ok, So it's a 94 page read..

But what I and so many other soft artisans are looking for is between pages 5 and 25..The addressing of an exemption on testing natural materials and other man-made materials dyed or un-dyed as well as many other product components..Although, if you use binder pigment ink, it does still make screen-printed inks, decals and such still in a list of things to be tested due to the possible materials in the ink binder.

(Easy! Just click on and download, read in adobe reader)

Children's Products Containing Lead; Determinations Regarding Lead Content Limits on Certain Materials or Products; Final Rule, Ballot Vote Sheet, August 6, 2009 <http://www.cpsc.gov/library/foia/foia09/ brief/leadfinalrule.pdf>

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