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CPSC RIN: 3041-AD78 Publication ID: Fall 2020 
Title: Update to CPSC Rules for Testing and Labeling Pertaining to Product Certification and Requirements Pertaining to Third Party Conformity Assessment Bodies 

In December 2017, International Organization for Standardization (ISO) issued a new version of the standard, ISO/IEC 17025:2017 General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories.”  The CPSC rules for acceptance of third party testing laboratories is at 16 CFR part 1112 and for testing and labeling pertaining to product certification at 16 CFR part 1107 have incorporated by reference ISO/IEC 17025:2005. In FY 2021, the staff is scheduled to submit a briefing package to the Commission that recommends a direct final rule to amend 16 CFR part 1112 and 16 CFR part 1107 to update the incorporation by reference from ISO/IEC 17025:2005 to ISO/IEC 17025:2017. In FY 2021, staff will prepare a briefing package to the Commission to amend 16 CFR part 1112 and 16 CFR part 1107 to update the incorporation by reference.

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: Undetermined 
EO 13771 Designation: Independent agency 
CFR Citation: 16 CFR 1107 and 16 CFR 1112   
Legal Authority: Pub. L. 110-314, sec. 102   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Staff Sends Direct Final Rule Briefing Package to Commission  05/00/2021 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Scott Heh
Laboratory Accreditation Program Manager
Consumer Product Safety Commission
National Product Testing and Evaluation Center, 5 Research Place,
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone:301 504-7646