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senate Bill S. 3896

Access to Button Cell Batteries Act of 2010

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      senate Committees
      Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
    IntroducedSeptember 29th, 2010

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Title

Access to Button Cell Batteries Act of 2010

Official Title

A bill to protect children against hazards associated with swallowing button cell batteries by requiring the Consumer Product Safety Commission to promulgate a consumer product safety standard to require child-proof closures on remote controls and other consumer electronic products that use such batteries, and for other purposes.

Summary

Access to Button Cell Batteries Act of 2010 - Directs the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to promulgate a standard requiring that electronic product button cell battery compartments be secured so as to reduce access to such batteries by children three years of age or younger. Defines a "button cell battery" as a battery that is 32 millimeters or less in diameter.

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