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Agency Information Collection Activities; Announcement of Office of Management and Budget Approval; Third Party Testing of Children's Products

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Consumer Product Safety Commission.




The Consumer Product Safety Commission (Commission) is announcing that a collection of information entitled Third Party Testing of Children's Products has been approved by the Office of Management and budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

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Robert H. Squibb, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814; (301) 504-7815, or by email to:

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The agency previously announced that a proposed information collection regarding third party testing of children's products had been submitted to OMB for review and clearance under 44 U.S.C. 3501-3520 in the Federal Register as follows:

  • May 20, 2010, 75 FR 28336, at 28360-61 (proposed rule on Testing and Labeling Pertaining to Product Certification (testing rule));
  • May 20, 2010, 75 FR 28208, at 28217-18 (proposed rule on Conditions and Requirements for Testing Component Parts of Consumer Products);
  • November 8, 2011, 76 FR 69586, at 69592-93 (proposed amendment to the testing rule on selecting representative samples for periodic testing).

Final rules for each were published in the Federal Register on the following dates, respectively: November 8, 2011 (76 FR 69482, at 69537-40); November 8, 2011 (76 FR 69546, at 69578-80); and December 5, 2012 (77 FR 72205, at 72217-18).

An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. OMB has now approved the information collection and has assigned OMB control number 3041-0159. The approval expires on February 29, 2016. A copy of the supporting statement for this information collection is available on the Internet at​public/​do/​PRAMain.

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Dated: March 7, 2013.

Todd A. Stevenson,

Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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[FR Doc. 2013-05575 Filed 3-11-13; 8:45 am]