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How you can comply with U.S. Product Safety Requirements for Apparel and Textiles? The Canadian Apparel Federation and SGS North America Inc. invite you to a seminar in Toronto.

Starts

Jan 14, 2016, 13:00

Ends

Jan 14, 2016, 18:00

Location

Toronto, Canada

How you can comply with U.S. Product Safety Requirements for Apparel and Textiles

Organized by The Canadian Apparel Federation and SGS North America Inc., this seminar will be presented by:     

  • David Callet, CalletLaw LLC, 

  • Louann Spirito, Technical Director - SGS North America Inc.

The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act Changed Everything!

  • New Requirements/Standards in the CPSIA

  • The Product Testing and Certification Rule, 16 CFR Part 1107

  • Enforcement:

  1. Section 15(b) of the CPSA—The Duty to Report a Product Safety Hazards

  2. Enforcement and Civil Penalties

  3. Compliance Programs—stay two steps ahead!

  4. Recalls—how to avoid a recall and what to do when it becomes necessary

Textile Specific Requirements:

  • Flammable Fabrics Act and CPSC Implementing Regulations

  • Children’s Sleepwear Flammability Requirements

  • Fiber Content Requirements for Textile Product Labels

U.S. State Requirements:

  • California Prop 65

  • California Green Chemistry

  • State Chemical Laws

Who should attend:

  • Quality control staff for firms that market their products in the United States

  • Product developers and fabric buyers that want to better understand US product safety and labeling requirements 

 

Space is limited, register now!

 

LOCATION: Toronto Yorkdale Holiday Inn  

DATE: Thursday, January 14th    

PROGRAM: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm