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CPSC RIN: 3041-AD29 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Standard for Infant Bouncer Seats 
Abstract:

Section 104 of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA) requires the Commission to issue consumer product safety standards for durable infant or toddler products. The Commission is directed to assess the effectiveness of applicable voluntary standards, and in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act, promulgate consumer product safety standards that are substantially the same as the voluntary standard or more stringent than the voluntary standard if the Commission determines that more stringent standards would further reduce the risk of injury associated with the product. The CPSIA requires that not later than August 14, 2009, the Commission begin rulemaking for at least two categories of durable infant or toddler products and promulgate two such standards every six months thereafter. The Commission proposed a consumer product safety standard for infant bouncer seats as part of this series of standards for durable infant and toddler products. Staff sent an NPRM briefing package for Commission consideration on September 30, 2015. On October 9, 2015, the Commission voted to publish the proposed rule. The NPRM was published in the Federal Register on October 19, 2015, with a comment closing date of January 4, 2016. Staff is reviewing the comments and will submit a briefing package and draft Final Rule for Commission consideration.

 
Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission(CPSC)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 16 CFR 1229   
Legal Authority: Pub. L. 110-314, sec 104   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Staff Sends NPRM Briefing Package to Commission  09/30/2015 
Commission Votes to Publish NPRM in Federal Register  10/09/2015 
NPRM Published in the Federal Register  10/19/2015  80 FR 63168   
NPRM Comment Period Closed  01/04/2016 
Staff Sends Final Rule Briefing Package to Commission  11/00/2016 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Suad Wanna-Nakamura Ph.D
Project Manager, Directorate for Health Sciences
Consumer Product Safety Commission
National Product Testing and Evaluation Center, 5 Research Place,
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone:301 987-2550
Email: snakamura@cpsc.gov