Fashion-Incubator » CPSIA How to start a clothing line or run the one you have, better. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:21:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 » CPSIA 32 32 Update for children’s products manufacturers Fri, 06 Jan 2012 23:28:49 +0000 I thought of amending the first post I wrote about this but reasoned too few would see it.

Background: if you make products for children aged 12 and under, you’re required to comply with a law known as CPSIA -it’s been so onerous that F-I has a separate category set up for it.…

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CPSIA: If you make kid’s products, you MUST do this TODAY Fri, 30 Dec 2011 20:06:26 +0000
Amended 1/6/2012: Please see the most recent post on this topic for updated information, particularly if you experienced difficulty after complying with these instructions.
This is important stuff. First of all, as much as it pains me to repeat myself, today is not the day to wrangle with semantics or diction.…

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The sizing police of children’s clothes Wed, 06 Jul 2011 23:44:11 +0000 The big news in children’s wear is that the CPSC has recalled sleepwear from Sage Creek Organics for violations of the federal flammability standard due to sizing. Yes, sizing. The recalled garments don’t meet the “tight-fitting” sizing requirements -which you can find here.…

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CPSIA: Tell the CPSC to extend the testing stay! Thu, 13 Jan 2011 00:23:58 +0000 Those of you producing children’s wear should be aware that the stay of enforcement (CPSIA ยง102(a)) will be expiring on February 10th. A broad coalition of children’s products producers have signed on to a letter submitted by NAM (National Assoc of Manufacturers) to the CPSC, requesting an extension for very valid reasons (pdf).…

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CPSIA: Please take the survey! Wed, 28 Jul 2010 22:22:46 +0000 Children’s products producers take note. Your prompt response is required, these surveys will be taken down this weekend.

I rarely do this but here’s the cut and paste because it’s better than a summary I would write:

The American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) Wants You!

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