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JULY 9, 2012
VOLUME 41   ISSUE 28

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

Commissioners were set to vote July 6 as PSL went to press on a recommendation to terminate a petition seeking a restriction of cadmium in children’s jewelry.


The June 29 teleconference of the phthalates chronic hazard advisory panel (CHAP) revealed that the group currently lacks adequate data to make a significant recommendation to CPSC over many phthalate substitutes.


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CPSC, China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspections and Quarantine (AQSIQ), and the European Commission Directorate General for Health & Consumers (DG-Sanco) issued a joint statement as the culmination of the Third Biennial Consumer Product Safety Trilateral Summit held at CSPC’s Bethesda, Md.


The ASTM Bassinet Stability Task Group spoke July 5 with CPSC staff in to review proposed revisions to the ASTM F2194, Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Bassinets and Cradles.


The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) June 27 said its researchers have made progress with clay-based flame retardant technology.


The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) July 2 said it is investigating loose magnets sold as adult novelty items.


The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) is partnering with Football Federation Australia and Melbourne Victory Football Club for a soccer goal campaign aimed at improperly installed moveable goals.


Briefs on CO detectors, play yards, bumper pads, animal tests, grill brushes, endocrine disruptors, children's lamps, exhaust fans, spas/hot tubs, tack lighting, flame sensing technology, soft infant carriers, laundering technology.

Brief on fire tests


Briefs on toxic assessments, espresso makers, bicycles, magnet sets, nighties, bike forks, high chairs, saws, ceiling mounts.