A number of regulations enforced by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission covers the sale of bicycles and related products in the United States. Sometimes, importers who fail to follow the rules (either knowingly or through ignorance) get their entire container load of imports seized at the border.
Proposed rule changes affect recumbents, track bikes
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission is accepting public comment on a number of proposed changes to the Federal Government’s bicycle safety requirements.
Catlike helmets recently passed US CPSC tests for helmet safety standards and will be available for sale in the USA beginning July 1. The USA distributor, Serotta Sport, tells me demand has been four times what they expected and planned for.