110-H.R.1173

To authorize the Consumer Product Safety Commission to issue a consumer product safety rule to prevent injuries to users of vending machines and entrapment by small children.

2/16/2007--Introduced.

Vending Machine Safety Act of 2007 - Directs the Consumer Product Safety Commission to issue a consumer product safety standard for the manufacture and installation of vending machines, particularly those using a lever or crane apparatus to dispense a product.

Allows such standard to include: (1) a requirement for warning labels or signs relating to the use of such machines to prevent injuries to individuals, including children; and (2) requirements for an emergency release mechanism for opening the machine if the machine has an opening big enough to permit entrapment of a small child.

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