Daiso Holding USA , importer of children’s products and toys, has agreed to pay $2 million in penalties and to stop importing into the U.S. until it’s products meet certain Consumer Product Safety Commission standards.
The penalties are for violations of children’s product safety laws. According to the Commission, these include
- lack of conformity certificates
- exceeding lead paint limits
- products with lead content
- exceeding phthalate limits
- products with small parts
- lack of warning label on products with small parts
If you are a U.S. importer of children’s products, you can avoid these costly fines by researching the requirements for your products BEFORE bringing them into the country. Save your company thousands of dollars: know your products.
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Daiso To Pay $2 Million Civil Penalty
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
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