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APRIL 30, 2012
VOLUME 41   ISSUE 18

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

Third-party testing burdens, animal testing and toy caps would be the first targets of CPSC’s regulatory review project.


CPSC member Robert Adler April 25 cautioned against reading too much into the commission’s recent unanimous decision to grant a 100 parts per million (ppm) lead content exemption.


ASTM’s F15.30 subcommittee April 17 discussed comments and concerns about current bunk bed specifications.


ASTM’s F15.18 cribs and play yards subcommittee Task Group April 26 discussed revisions to F406 standards on play yard bassinet accessories.


With warmer weather approaching, CPSC has re-issued a warning on the risks associated with portable pools.


Transport Canada and Health Canada April 24 urged purchasing only car safety seats with the National Safety Mark, which shows that products are certified to Canadian Standards.


The National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) recently launched ‘Sparky’s Wish List,’ a program created to help fire departments pay for educational materials.


Briefs on drywall, recalls, meetings


Brief on cosmetics.


Briefs on ASTM standards, UL standards.


Briefs on recalls, RAPEX.