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house Bill H.R. 5920

Toxic Metals Protection Act of 2010

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      Committee on Energy and Commerce
    IntroducedJuly 29th, 2010

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Toxic Metals Protection Act of 2010

Official Title

To prohibit the manufacture, sale, or distribution in commerce of children's products containing excessive cadmium, chromium, barium, or antimony, and for other purposes.


Toxic Metals Protection Act of 2010 - Prohibits the manufacture, sale, or distribution in commerce of any children's product containing specified levels of antimony, barium, cadmium, or chromium. Defines a "children's product" as a product designed or intended to be worn or used by a child 12 years of age or younger and sold or distributed at retail. Directs the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to establish a measurement standard for antimony, barium, cadmium, or chromium that is comparable to the measurement standard currently used. Sets forth: (1) factors to determine whether a product is designed or intended for wear or use by such children; and (2) penalties for violations of such prohibition.

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