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Get Smart About Children's Product Safety

Published: 08 Jun 2015 22:32:50 PST

Every year, preventable accidents occur due to product-related hazards or deficiencies. These are mainly the result of insufficient attention to, or understanding of, children's product safety rules&guidelines.

CPSC (United States Consumer Product Safety Commission), a partner of, has released an easy-to-understand set of regulations, rules and educational materials to assist you in ensuring your products comply with industry standards.

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