Camarillo, CA asked in Consumer Law and Business Law for California

Q: I represent a patio furniture company, does the regularatory act CPSIA apply to our products?

We do not sell any children's furniture

Related Topics:
1 Lawyer Answer
James L. Arrasmith
James L. Arrasmith pro label Lawyers, want to be a Justia Connect Pro too? Learn more ›
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) is a federal law that sets safety standards for certain consumer products, including children's products. The law requires manufacturers to conduct testing on their products to ensure that they meet certain safety standards, and it also sets limits on certain substances that can be present in the products.

While the CPSIA primarily focuses on children's products, it also applies to certain non-children's products that may pose a risk to consumers. It's possible that the CPSIA could apply to patio furniture if the furniture contains any hazardous substances or poses a risk to consumers.

To determine whether the CPSIA applies to your patio furniture, you may want to consult with an attorney who specializes in product liability or consumer product safety law. An attorney can review the details of your product and advise you on whether you need to comply with the CPSIA or other federal or state safety regulations.

It's important to ensure that your products meet all applicable safety standards to protect your customers and your business from potential liability. By working with an attorney and staying up to date on relevant safety regulations, you can help ensure that your products are safe and compliant.

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.