The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) released its final rule on children’s products confirming that libraries have NO independent obligation to test library books for lead under the law.  Later this fall the CPSC will release a Statement of Policy to address the treatment of older children’s boks.

A fact sheet prepared by the New York State Library is available at:

http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/youthsys/index.html

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