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CPSC RIN: 3041-AD89 Publication ID: Fall 2023 
Title: Infant Pillow Ban 

The Commission has established an Infant Pillow Ban (16 CFR part 1500.18(a)(16)), which bans infant pillows with all of the following characteristics: (1) a flexible fabric covering, (2) loosely filled with a granular material such as plastic foam beads or pellets, (3) easily flattened, (4) capable of conforming to the body or face of an infant, and (5) intended or promoted for the use by children under one year of age. Staff plans to submit an NPRM briefing package to the Commission in fiscal year 2023 regarding modifying regulatory requirements to address other hazardous infant pillows currently allowed in the marketplace.

Agency: Consumer Product Safety Commission(CPSC)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 16 CFR 1500.18(a)(16)   
Legal Authority: 15 U.S.C. 1261   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Staff Sends NPRM Briefing Package to Commission  11/00/2023 
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:
Stefanie Marques
Project Manager, Division of Pharmacology and Physiology Assessment
Consumer Product Safety Commission
National Product Testing and Evaluation Center, 5 Research Place,
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone:301 987-2581