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Federal Poison Prevention Packaging Act

See: harmful household products, poison prevention packaging act leaving NYCWasteLess at US Consumer Products Safety Commission

Law: US Code leaving NYCWasteLess (Search for Title 15, Chapter 39A: Special Packaging of Household Substances for Protection of Children)

Regulations: US Code of Federal Regulations leaving NYCWasteLess (Search for Title 16, Chapter II, Subchapter E: Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 Regulations)

Summary: The Poison Prevention Packaging Act of 1970 and its amendments govern special packaging for hazardous household substances to protect children from serious personal injury or illness resulting from handling, using, or ingesting such substance. This law authorizes the US Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) leaving NYCWasteLess to issue regulations regarding child-resistant packaging.

This law is coordinated with the Consumer Product Safety Act. States are required to follow these or stricter statutes and regulations.

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