Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notification - United States - Button cell or coin batteries - Addendum



The following communication, dated 30 January 2024, is being circulated at the request of the delegation of the United States of America.





Title: Safety Standard and Notification Requirements for Button Cell or Coin Batteries and Consumer Products Containing Such Batteries


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Request for comment by 29 March 2024 on petition for rulemaking

89 Federal Register (FR) 5438, Title 16 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1263:


Description: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (Commission or CPSC) received a petition requesting an amendment to its rule on button cell or coin battery packaging to allow for a smaller "Keep out of Reach" icon on the principal display panel for packages of button cell or coin batteries (Petition). The Commission invites written comments concerning this Petition.

Submit comments by 29 March 2024.

Title 16 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1263

This request for comment on a petition for rulemaking and previous actions notified under the symbol G/TBT/N/USA/1964 are identified by Docket Number CPSC-2024-0004. The Docket Folder is available on at and provides access to primary and supporting documents as well as comments received. Documents are also accessible from by searching the Docket Number. WTO Members and their stakeholders are asked to submit comments to the USA TBT Enquiry Point. Comments received by the USA TBT Enquiry Point from WTO Members and their stakeholders by 4pm Eastern Time on 29 March 2024 will be shared with CPSC and will also be submitted to the Docket on if received within the comment period.




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