Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Guidance on the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) for Small Businesses, Resellers, Crafters and Charities

Table B ‐ These materials or components can be used (separately or in combination) and sold (provided they have not been treated or altered or undergone any processing that could result in the addition of lead):

Precious gemstones: diamond, ruby, sapphire or emeralds

Semiprecious stones provided that the mineral or material is not based on lead and is not associated with any mineral based on lead

Natural or cultured pearls


Other natural materials including coral, amber, feathers, fur, and untreated leather

Surgical steel

Gold, of at least 10 karats

Silver, at least 925/1000 pure

Platinum, palladium, rhodium, osmium, iridium, and ruthenium

Yarn, dyed or undyed

Dyed or undyed textiles (cotton, wool, hemp, nylon, etc.), including children’s fabric products, such as baby blankets, and non‐metallic thread and trim. This does not include products that have rhinestones or other ornaments that may contain lead or that have fasteners with possible lead content (such as buttons, metal snaps, zippers or grommets).

Children’s books printed after 1985 that are conventionally printed and intended to be read, as opposed to used for play

Certain educational materials, such as chemistry sets

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