December 17, 2015
UNITED STATES - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued a notice to collect more information associated with the Standard for the Flammability of Children's Sleepwear: Sizes 0 Through 6X (16 CFR part 1615) and the Standard for the Flammability of Children's Sleepwear: Sizes 7 Through 14 (16 CFR part 1616).
The documents outline the following:
- Subpart A – The Standard
o Scope and application
o General requirements
o Sampling and acceptance procedures
o Test procedure
o Labeling requirements
- Subpart B—Rules and Regulations
o Labeling, recordkeeping, retail display and guaranties
o Method for establishment and use of alternate laundering procedures under section 5(c)(4)(ii) of the standard
o Use of alternate apparatus, procedures, or criteria for testing under the standard
o Use of alternate apparatus or procedures for tests for guaranty purposes
The notice is open for public consultation until January 25, 2016.