[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 123 (Monday, June 28, 1999)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-16321]



16 CFR Part 1615

Standard for the Flammability of Children's Sleepwear: Sizes 0 
Through 6X; Correction

AGENCY: Consumer Product Safety Commission.

ACTION: Correcting amendments.


SUMMARY: The Commission is amending the standard for the flammability 
of children's sleepwear sizes 0 through 6X to correct several 
references to a paragraph that was redesignated when the Commission 
amended the standard in 1996. In this document, the Commission is also 
clarifying the definition of infant garments.

DATES: The corrections become effective on June 28, 1999.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marilyn Borsari, Office of Compliance, 
Consumer Product Safety Commission, Washington, D.C. 20207; telephone 
(301) 504-0400, extension 1370.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This document corrects several references in 
the children's sleepwear standard for sizes 0 through 6X that were not 
changed when the Commission amended the standard in 1996.1 
When the standard was amended to exempt infant garments, paragraph 
1615.1(c), which defined ``item,'' was changed to 1615.1(d). Several 
references to this paragraph elsewhere in the standard were not changed 
to refer to the redesignated paragraph. This notice corrects those 
references. This notice also corrects the definition of infant garments 
in paragraph 1615.1(c). As currently worded, the language seems to 
apply to children aged 9 months or younger, rather than garments sized 
9 months or smaller. Garments sized 9 months are typically worn by 
children who are actually 5 or 6 months old. This notice clarifies the 
definition by defining an infant garment as ``a garment that is sized 
nine months or smaller,'' rather than by defining it as ``a garment 
that is sized for a child nine months of age or younger.'' Because 
these are technical corrections rather than substantive rules, there is 
no need to delay the effective date. 5 U.S.C. 553(d).

    \1\ Commissioners Mary Gall and Thomas Moore voted to issue this 
correction notice. Chairman Ann Brown abstained.

List of Subjects in 16 CFR Part 1615

    Clothing, Consumer protection, Flammable materials, Infants and 
children, Labeling, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, 
Sleepwear, Textiles, Warranties.

    Accordingly, 16 CFR part 1615 is corrected by making the following 
correcting amendments:


    1. The authority citation for part 1615 continues to read as 

    Authority: Sec. 4, 67 Stat. 112, as amended, 81 Stat. 569-570; 
15 U.S.C. 1193.

Sec. 1615.1  [Corrected]

    2. In Sec. 1615.1(c)(1) remove the words ``Is sized for a child 
nine months of age or younger'' and add, in their place ``Is sized nine 
months or smaller''.

Sec. 1615.2  [Corrected]

    3. In Sec. 1615.2(a), (b) and (c) remove the words 
``Sec. 1615.1(c)'' and add, in their place ``Sec. 1615.1(d)''.

Sec. 1615.64  [Corrected]

    4. In Sec. 1615.64(a)(1) and (b) remove the words 
``Sec. 1615.1(c)'' and add, in their place ``Sec. 1615.1(d)''.

    Dated: June 22, 1999.
Sadye E. Dunn,
Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission.
[FR Doc. 99-16321 Filed 6-25-99; 8:45 am]