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U.S. CPSC Publishes Direct Final Rule for Gates and Enclosures

Nov. 12 2022

On Monday November 14, 2022, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) staff published within the Federal Register a Direct Final Rule for 16 CFR Part 1239, Safety Standard for Gates and Enclosures. 16 CFR Part 1239 will now reference ASTM F1004-22, Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Expansion Gates and Expandable Enclosures as mandatory with no modifications. 

The previous version of the 16 CFR 1239 referenced the ASTM F1004-21 with no modifications. The F1004-22 version only includes editorial revisions to the standard.  

This Direct Final Rule will become effective January 21, 2023 unless the CPSC receives any significant or adverse comments by December 14, 2022.

Additional Information:  To view the Direct Final Rule publication within the Federal Register:

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