Newsletter Alert: New CPSC Chairman Tenenbaum Rejects Lead Exposure Risk Analysis Under CPSIA; Denies Exclusion Petition for Lead Crystal and Glass Beads

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In her first published statement as CPSC Chairman, Inez Tenenbaum (Democrat) explained why she voted with Commissioner Thomas Moore (Democrat) to deny the Fashion Jewelry Trade Association’s (FJTA's) petition for an exclusion from the lead provisions of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) for crystal and glass beads in children’s jewelry, apparel, accessories, and other products that may be used by children. Hamstrung by the inflexibility of the CPSIA, Commissioner Nancy Nord (Republican) “could not” vote to grant the petition and instead voted to grant a stay of enforcement, a proposed action that did not receive the support of either Chairman Tenenbaum or Commissioner Moore. Commissioners Nord and Moore also issued statements explaining their votes.

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