..just in case you didn't, click on teddy to find out more.
For so many small producers the choice is going to be a very stark one. Stop trading or break the law.
This skirt on Etsy is listed for the legally acceptable price of $15,160. Click on it if you want to find out why.
I am considering opening a Folksy store for my toys until this is sorted. I don't have the time, I could do without the extra admin, and I'm happy at Etsy.
But will I be breaking the law if I sell you a toy? I know that Trading Standards in the UK have checked my products and are happy that they are safe and of a good quality for children to enjoy. It seems that in America this is no longer good enough.
Take a moment to check the links. Let me know what you think. Make your voice heard.
By pure co-incidence I have posted on CPSIA Blog-in Day so take a look around blog world as everyone speaks out for a return to common sense. For a colourful start pop over to Jenny B at Allsorts and Kristin (she of the $15k skirt!) t.x