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Jan 23 2017

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U.S fire departments responded to about 1.35 million fires in 2015, according to a January report from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).


Jan 23 2017

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The Environmental Protection Agency January 13 announced three proposed rules for developing a process for reviewing chemicals.


Jan 23 2017

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An ASTM F15.18 panel on inclined sleep products January 13 began addressing how to ensure the F3118 standard encompasses all products it should.


Jan 23 2017

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Members of UL 1370 panel on unvented fuel burning portable fireplaces January 18 discussed the likely movement of those products out of the UL process.


Jan 23 2017

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The European Commission seeks comments by April 25 on proposed updates to rules on liability for damages from defective products.


Jan 23 2017

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EuroSafe January 10 expressed interest in projects that look at the use of technological advances in assisting activity among seniors.


Jan 23 2017

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Briefs on NEISS, Washington State, regulations, and more.

Jan 23 2017

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Briefs on baseballs, building material, caulk, fuel containers, power cords, ranges, and more.

Jan 23 2017

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Briefs on beanbag chairs, bicycles, lighters, spotlights, and more.

Jan 16 2017

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CPSC members January 11 voted 3-2 on party lines to pass a Section 104 rule for infant slings with one change from the staff proposal.

Jan 16 2017

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The January 11 commission briefing on CPSC staff's proposed modernization of fireworks rules mostly focused on procedural matters or deep dives in specific issues.


Jan 16 2017

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CPSC members are slated to vote by January 18 on updating rules on garage door openers based on UL changes.


Jan 16 2017

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CPSC staff January 9 sent the commission an overview comparison of requirements for recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs).

Jan 16 2017

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Direction to "address" warnings on packaging versus using exact language was among issues looked at January 11 by an ASMT group on infant tub accessories.


Jan 16 2017

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An ASTM F15.18 panel on play yards January 11 reviewed a concern raised by Health Canada about children possibly becoming trapped under cantilevered accessories.


Jan 16 2017

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The quality of safety data sheets under REACH mandates will be the target of an inspection effort announced January 10 by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).


Jan 16 2017

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Briefs on REINS, flooring, football, lead, dressers, electric skateboards, off-road vehicles, and more.

Jan 16 2017

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Briefs on dishwashers, ice rinks, playground equipment, soccer goals, infant tubs, aquariums, and more.


Jan 16 2017

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Briefs on ATVs, beanbag chairs, metal saws, bathrobes, kayaks, and more.

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CPSC members January 11 voted 3-2 on party lines to pass a Section 104 rule for infant slings with one change from the staff proposal.


Free Story

The January 11 commission briefing on CPSC staff's proposed modernization of fireworks rules mostly focused on procedural matters or deep dives in specific issues.


Free Story

CPSC members are slated to vote by January 18 on updating rules on garage door openers based on UL changes.


Free Story

CPSC staff January 9 sent the commission an overview comparison of requirements for recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs).

Free Story

Direction to "address" warnings on packaging versus using exact language was among issues looked at January 11 by an ASMT group on infant tub accessories.


Free Story

An ASTM F15.18 panel on play yards January 11 reviewed a concern raised by Health Canada about children possibly becoming trapped under cantilevered accessories.


Free Story

The quality of safety data sheets under REACH mandates will be the target of an inspection effort announced January 10 by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).


Free Story

Briefs on REINS, flooring, football, lead, dressers, electric skateboards, off-road vehicles, and more.


Free Story

Briefs on dishwashers, ice rinks, playground equipment, soccer goals, infant tubs, aquariums, and more.


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Briefs on ATVs, beanbag chairs, metal saws, bathrobes, kayaks, and more.

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GENERAL INTEREST

 

What San Francisco's Backlash Against A Chinese Start-Up Says About East-West Cultural Differences

Forbes (New York, N.Y.)

A few weeks ago I went to Shenzhen and did a story on Bluegogo, a Chinese start-up that's putting tens of thousands of solar-powered, GPS-enabled smartbikes on Chinese city streets.

 

The Mystery of American’s Ailing Flight Attendants

Bloomberg (New York, N.Y.)

From oozing blisters and wheezing to rashes, itchy eyes, and sore throats, numerous American Airlines Group Inc. flight attendants say their new work uniforms are making them sick.

 

 

RECENT CPSC RECALL NOTICES

 

Mobiles for Small Parts Detaching

 

 

LEAD

 

Trump's EPA Pick Hasn't "Looked at the Scientific Research" on Lead Poisoning

Mother Jones (New York, N.Y.)

Donald Trump's pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency acknowledged Wednesday that he isn't familiar with basic science on the health effects of lead.

 

Quote of the Day: Lead? What Lead?

Mother Jones (New York, N.Y.)

Well, we've now officially gone from this:

 

 

SPORTS, FITNESS & RECREATION

 

State-Led Study: No Link Between Sports-Field Rubber, Cancer

The Daily Herald (Everett, Wa.)

There’s no evidence that playing on crumb rubber sports fields has caused soccer players to get cancer, state health officials said Wednesday — a finding that’s unlikely to settle the ongoing controversy over the safety artificial turf fields.