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New law restricts re-sale of kid's products

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New law restricts re-sale of kid's products

Post  Bad Wolf on Wed Jan 07, 2009 5:33 pm

On February 10, 2009 it will be illegal to re-sell any used children's products including toys and clothing. That is according to the U.S. Consumer Protection & Safety Commission who pushed for the new laws after dozens of toys were recalled in 2008 because of lead concerns.

Toys, clothing and other items used by children under 12 will be subjected to lead testing and will have to have labels on them to prove that they have passed inspection.

What is raising the ire of parents and business owners far and wide is what this will mean to clothing, toys and other children products made before February 10, 2009.

Gary Walthall, the owner of Once upon a Child, a resale shop specializing in children's clothing and other items, is afraid that he'll have to close up shop.

Adding to the confusion and frustration is the fact that the U.S. Consumer Products and Safety Commission is not returning calls or e-mails to the countless re-salers and even journalists who have tried in vain to get clarification on what the law means to garage sales and how it will be enforced.


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Re: New law restricts re-sale of kid's products

Post  Fenric on Sat Jan 10, 2009 4:09 pm

What the hell Suspect
Isn't that going to kill places like goodwill or even E-bay ?
Sometimes I wonder about this country, and it's government.

Who is working for who scratch

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