S. 2132 (110th): A bill to prohibit the introduction or delivery for introduction into interstate commerce of children’s products that contain lead, and for other purposes.

Introduced:
Oct 03, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Barack Obama
Senator from Illinois
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Oct 03, 2007
Length
4 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3743 (Related)
To declare certain children’s products containing lead to be banned hazardous substances.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 03, 2007

 
Status

This bill was introduced on October 3, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Oct 03, 2007
Referred to Committee Oct 03, 2007
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
6 cosponsors (6D) (show)
Committees

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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10/3/2007--Introduced.
Bans as a hazardous substance within the meaning of the Federal Hazardous Substances Act any children's product containing more than the specified amounts of lead. Defines the term "children's product" to mean any consumer product marketed for use by children under age six, or whose substantial use by children under age six is foreseeable.
Sets forth standards for the amount of lead that may be in such products over time. Authorizes the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to revise the standards to any lower amount of lead that CPSC determines is feasible to achieve. Requires CPSC to review and revise the standards to require the lowest amount of lead that is feasible to achieve five years after this Act's enactment.
Requires children's products that are electronic devices to be equipped with a child-resistant cover or casing that limits exposure of and accessibility to the parts of the product containing lead if the CPSC determines it is not feasible for such products to attain lead standards.
Requires such an alternative standard to be considered to be a consumer product safety rule under the Consumer Product Safety Act. Authorizes CPSC to establish a schedule by which such electronic devices shall be in full compliance.

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