See: harmful household products, poison prevention packaging act at US Consumer Products Safety Commission
Law: US Code (Search for Title 15, Chapter 39A: Special Packaging of Household Substances for Protection of Children)
Regulations: US Code of Federal Regulations (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) 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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