2014 Toy Safety Compliance Update

TIA's Annual Toy Safety Compliance Update was held on Tuesday, February 18, 2014.


This annual update, presented in conjunction with the American International Toy Fair, provides a focused look at important updates to safety laws and other emerging legislative or regulatory activities, trends and issues that are pertinent to toy industry stakeholders.


Safety professionals, compliance officers, government affairs representatives, manufacturers and retailers, toy designers, as well as testing labs. 

2014 Program:

  • Keynote Address: CPSC 2014 Outlook and Priorities
    Robert Adler
    , Acting Chairman
    U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
    Introductory remarks by Carter Keithley, TIA President
    Video time stamp: starts: 00:00 ends: 32:50

  • Remarks from Newly Appointed U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commissioner
    Ann Marie Buerkle, Commissioner
    U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
    Introduction by Ed Desmond, TIA Executive Vice President, External Affairs
    Video time stamp: starts: 32:56 ends: 43:50
  • CPSC Compliance Update
    Ray Aragon, Director of Compliance
    U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
    Video time stamp: starts: 32:56 ends: 1:13:03

    [View the presentation here.]

  • Port Report: CBP and CPSC Joint Initiative and Its Impact on Toy Imports
    Edward Ryan, Supervisory International Trade Specialist
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
    Jack McDaniel, International Trade Specialist
    U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
    Video time stamp: starts: 1:13:07 ends: 2:01:28
    [View the presentation here.]

  • Technical Update:  Changes to ASTM F963 and European Union Requirements
    Alan Kaufman, Senior Vice President, Technical Affairs
    Toy Industry Association
    Video time stamp: starts: 2:01:31 ends: 2:18:58
    [View the presentation here.]