BellyLaf In Full Compliance With U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) Laws and Regulations

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Award-Winning Grippees™ and MiniMitts™ Wash Mitts For Bath Time Fun Pass Stringent New CPSIA Certification Process; Innovative Children's Bath Care Products Safe For Children Under 12....and Adults Too!

BellyLaf (, a consumer products company creating innovative, practical and modern products for parents and children today announced that the company's award-winning product line meets all federal safety standards set by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) going into effect February 10, 2009. Third party testing and certification on BellyLaf's Grippees™ and MiniMitts™ eco-friendly wash mitts was conducted by CPSC approved Consumer Testing Laboratories, Inc., based in Bentonville, Arkansas.

"We are pleased to announce to all our consumers and retailer partners that BellyLaf's entire product line has passed all federal safety requirements with flying colors," said Denise West, co-founder, BellyLaf. "We designed our products to conform to the highest quality of standards and safety for children and our product line does not contain phthalates, lead or any other harmful chemicals or metals that can often lead to serious injuries in children."

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Starting February 10, 2009, children's toys and child care articles cannot contain more than 0.1% of six phthalates regardless of when they were manufactured. In addition, products cannot have more than 600 parts per million of lead in any accessible part.

BellyLaf's Product Line
Grippees™ - The Wash Mitts That Grip™
BellyLaf's patent pending Grippees™ wash mitts are composed of luxurious eco-friendly fabric made from a 60% bamboo and 40% cotton blend. Grippees™ wash mitts incorporate GrippeeDots™ which are clear, soft and non-abrasive silicone dots located on the lower palm of each wash mitt. GrippeeDots™ do not irritate skin yet aid in holding slippery children as parents wash or move children in and out of the bath tub or shower.

MiniMitts™- Wash. Learn. Giggle!
MiniMitts™ are a thumbless easy on/easy off pair of child size wash mitts designed for "little hands" which enable children ages 2-5 to master personal hygiene skills. While parents teach kids how to wash with BellyLaf's complimentary Grippees™, kids develop bathing independence by emulating parents using their own pair of MiniMitts™. Older siblings can also use MiniMitts™ to help wash younger siblings for loads of bath time fun!

BellyLaf's Grippees™ and MiniMitts™ wash mitts are available online at, and will be soon be available on Babies "R" Us online where new parents can add them to their baby registry. BellyLaf will supply copies of the company's General Conformity Certificates to all retail partners as well as electronic copies to consumers should they request to see them.

About BellyLaf
BellyLaf is an award-winning consumer products company creating innovative, practical and modern baby gear for children and parents alike. BellyLaf donates 10% of profits to The Hide & Seek Foundation ( and The Project Charity - The Children's Rare Disease Network (, non-profit organizations raising money for research into deadly and rare childhood diseases that steal giggles away from kids and their families. For more information please visit us at


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