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  Topic: You do NOT want a small business exemption
Miracle

Replies: 83
Views: 135826

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 7:44 pm   Subject: You do NOT want a small business exemption
But you are ignoring the "shades of gray" by insisting interests always align

I didn't say they always align.

My point is not that the small business community should always stand in s ...
  Topic: You do NOT want a small business exemption
Miracle

Replies: 83
Views: 135826

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 4:45 pm   Subject: You do NOT want a small business exemption

I also don't know who Rick Woldenberg is or what Learning Resources is. But I do think it's kind of weird to insist that between a multi-billion dollar corporation and a tens-of-millions-of-dollar ...
  Topic: You do NOT want a small business exemption
Miracle

Replies: 83
Views: 135826

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Fri Jan 09, 2009 3:23 pm   Subject: You do NOT want a small business exemption
Again, I think there is a vast difference between larger corporations and those that are billion dollar entities (or multi billion) like Wal Mart and Target.

The bulk of people on the front end fig ...
  Topic: You do NOT want a small business exemption
Miracle

Replies: 83
Views: 135826

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Thu Jan 08, 2009 4:49 pm   Subject: You do NOT want a small business exemption
But saying that the best interest of small proprietors and craftsmen are best left in the hands of big business interests is not honest or true.

Woah-- I'm not saying the best interest is best lef ...
  Topic: You do NOT want a small business exemption
Miracle

Replies: 83
Views: 135826

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Thu Jan 08, 2009 12:00 am   Subject: You do NOT want a small business exemption


A world where there are no bake sales of homebaked goods and where farmers markets don't have local growers and jam-makers but instead corporate restaurants and marketing outposts sounds horrible ...
  Topic: You do NOT want a small business exemption
Miracle

Replies: 83
Views: 135826

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Wed Jan 07, 2009 11:56 pm   Subject: Re: Long history of businesses requiring exemptions...
and getting them.

http://www.sba.gov/advo/laws/regflex.html (thanks to Cecilia of HTA for posting this hopeful link)

This has already been discussed

//fashion-incubator.com/phpbb/viewtopic. ...
  Topic: I don't know how this one keeps slipping through the cracks
Miracle

Replies: 6
Views: 24420

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Wed Jan 07, 2009 2:17 am   Subject: I don't know how this one keeps slipping through the cracks
• JACKETS RECALLED: The Consumer Product Safety Commission on Tuesday recalled 55,000 girls’ jackets that have a drawstring through the hood. The Girls Blue Denim Passport jackets, distributed by ...
  Topic: Not to beat a dead horse, but...
Miracle

Replies: 0
Views: 7536

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Tue Jan 06, 2009 11:13 am   Subject: Not to beat a dead horse, but...
There has been some talk, some confusion and some misunderstanding about some comments made on the board about professionalism, and what constitutes it.

This comment was in another thread and I thi ...
  Topic: CPSIA: The effect on retail stores
Miracle

Replies: 86
Views: 197568

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Mon Jan 05, 2009 7:01 pm   Subject: CPSIA: The effect on retail stores
Listen to these people. Playing with big stores is not fun, not satisfying, and not easy. The additional operational costs and business complexity are onerous. Ick.

Are you open to discussing this ...
  Topic: You do NOT want a small business exemption
Miracle

Replies: 83
Views: 135826

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Mon Jan 05, 2009 4:23 pm   Subject: You do NOT want a small business exemption
Someone on the internet brought up the point that farmers markets are an exception to highly-regulated food laws. I can think of other examples where exceptions are made to laws. I don't know why I'm ...
  Topic: You do NOT want a small business exemption
Miracle

Replies: 83
Views: 135826

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Mon Jan 05, 2009 4:19 pm   Subject: You do NOT want a small business exemption
*I have to be truthful and admit I don't think this law actually makes things safer; the amount of lead in chidlren's products is nothing compared to what's in, say, the dirt in playgrounds. And unles ...
  Topic: You do NOT want a small business exemption
Miracle

Replies: 83
Views: 135826

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Sat Jan 03, 2009 10:47 pm   Subject: You do NOT want a small business exemption
When I first started this thread it was because all the requests for size-based exemptions were (and are) weakening the cause. It draws criticism because it asks to escape accountability. Furthermore, ...
  Topic: CPSIA: The effect on retail stores
Miracle

Replies: 86
Views: 197568

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Fri Jan 02, 2009 2:18 pm   Subject: CPSIA: The effect on retail stores
JC Penney's is auditing their entire inventory; anything not meeting the August guidelines will be "marked down to zero". Bone chilling words as they typically charge back those discounts to ...
  Topic: You do NOT want a small business exemption
Miracle

Replies: 83
Views: 135826

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Mon Dec 29, 2008 4:12 pm   Subject: You do NOT want a small business exemption

There are definitely parts of a carrier that are accessible to gnaw on/chew and should be tested, but there are parts that are inaccessible when the carrier is in use--and I would argue that these p ...
  Topic: Flammability - Children's Pajamas
Miracle

Replies: 9
Views: 17065

PostForum: CPSIA & Consumer Safety   Posted: Sat Dec 27, 2008 2:54 pm   Subject: Flammability - Children's Pajamas
But seriously tho, I googled it and found this

http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-53378907.html

it's old but...


The children's sleepwear standard, more stringent than the general wearing appar ...
 
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