175. Statutory control of hiring.

In addition to general product safety regulations1, which impose requirements in regard to the safety of products intended for consumers or likely to be used by consumers if such products are placed on the market by producers or supplied by distributors, there are numerous sets of item-specific regulations made for the purpose of ensuring compliance with the general safety requirement, which prohibit the hiring or offering to hire or agreeing to hire specified goods, or possessing any such goods for hire