Children's Product Safety and Recall Act

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Information for Consumers
The Children’s Product Safety and Recall Effectiveness Act, Article 28-E of the New York State General Business Law prohibits the sale of recalled children’s products and durable juvenile products in New York State.  Retailers are required to remove all recalled children’s products from their shelves within 24 hours of receipt of a recall or warning notice.  Also, pursuant to the law, manufacturers, distributors, and other responsible parties must provide notification to New York consumers of recalled children’s products or durable juvenile products, as well as the public, of any recalls.

Information for Businesses
New York State has set forth requirements within the children’s and durable juvenile products marketplace. The affected and defined entities included retailers, operators of websites that act as a platform to facilitate competitive bidding between third parties for the sale or resale of such products, secondhand dealers and commercial dealers which included manufacturers, remanufacturers and retrofitters, importer or wholesalers.

Children’s Product Safety and Recall Act - Effective January 31, 2013

Fees and Terms of Registration for Durable Juvenile Product Manufacturers

Durable Juvenile Product Manufacturer Application (pdf)
Notice of Incident Form (pdf)
Certificate of Disposition Form (pdf)
Request for Extension to File Certificate of Disposition Form (pdf)
Change Notice (pdf)
Duplicate License/Registration Request (pdf)

Current List of Children’s Product Recalls

Frequently Asked Questions

It is the responsibility of members of the industry to understand the Children’s Product Safety and Recall Effectiveness Law.