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From what I gather this new law covers any and everything that is for kids; games, toys, books, clothing, furniture, jewelry etc.
The new law also makes no distinction of new, imported, recycled or used items. They must all undergo testing.
If this is a niche you're involved with, I suggest you familiarize yourself with the new law as non-compliance is a felony with some very fines.
[edited by: lorax at 2:05 pm (utc) on Jan. 8, 2009]
As written, it would have the effect of halting the sale of used childrens products by 2nd hand shops, eBay and even charities (Goodwill, Salvation Army stores) at a time when more families are forced to buy used apparel.
A large manufacturer of new kids products could test and certify their output. But there's no way a resale shop could economically test one-of-a-kind used clothing.
I believe that 100% cotton or wood (?) apparel was exempted recently.