Have you been following the story about the onerous restrictions proposed by the CPSIA?

Here’s a good summary on the issue: The $4,000 Handmade Rattle.

And here’s a post from Barbara Brabec’s new blog about the one year stay on the regulations taking effect: http://handmadeforprofit.com.

I don’t consider this matter final, and encourage everyone who’s concerned about this to write to their representatives about this.

If you’re really interested in the topic, here’s another blog, by the owner of a company that makes really nice educational toys and products:


He has a particularly good wish list of changes to the rules, which you may wish to include in your letter to your representatives. Read it here.

Not sure who your reps are? Just call your local library, the reference librarian will be happy to tell you right over the phone.

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