JUNE 4, 2012VOLUME 41 ISSUE 23
PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER
Andrew Kameros May 29 moved from head of the Office of Compliance and Field Operations to a position in the Regulatory Affairs Division in the Office of General Counsel.
Fire barriers between foam and cover fabric increased initial flame resistance of upholstered chairs, according CPSC test results made available May 30.
CPSC staff May 29 gave insight into the agency’s recent project to study the durability and longevity of carbon monoxide (CO) detection sensors for gas furnaces.
An Underwriters Laboratories (UL) table saw safety working group May 31 revealed details about ongoing efforts to develop testing standards for table saw safety systems in a discussion with CPSC staff.
CPSC staff members’ May 30 discussed issues related to testing of the baby slings.
Consumer conditions in many EU member countries have improved, according to the European Commission’s spring Consumer Scoreboard, made available May 29.
A May 21 European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) “illustrative example” document is designed to assist industry by improving the quality of information provided in Chemical Safety Reports (CSRs).
The chairman and the rapporteur of the EU’s Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks (SCHER) May 29 questioned the allegations made in an Austrian documentary on energy-saving light bulbs containing mercury.
Briefs on bunk beds, blenders, children's activity centers, hydraulic log splitters, kitchen tables, reflector assemblies, batteries, soft infant carriers, toys, electrical safety, phthalates.
Briefs on candle accessories, access control system units, attachement plugs and receptacles, coin and currency changers, control panels, explosive atmospheres, flammability of plastics, fluorescent lamp ballasts, LED equipment, polymeric materials, sprinklers, temperature-indicating equipment, thermaly protected motors, water treatment appliances, LP-gas regulators, underground storage tanks, water pumps.
Briefs on jacks, drawstrings, pants, lights, lamps, Christmas decorations, circuit breakers, toy guns, dresses, toy flutes, electronics chargers, power adaptors.