SEPTEMBER 3, 2012VOLUME 41 ISSUE 35
PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER
CPSC members voted 4-0 to publish a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR) that would set standards for loose, high-powered magnets.
CPSC staffers are urging three changes to standards for outdoor, gasoline-powered equipment to address concerns about fuel leaks.
CPSC staff and ASTM subcommittee members August 28 discussed possible changes to F1967-11a, Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Infant Bath Seats.
The resurgence of RAPEX reports continued in July with 223 notices, the fourth highest on record.
Briefs on fire injuries, play yards, ATVs, imports, baby bathers, bathtubs/whirlpools, bicycle brakes, bistro sets, pacifiers, paint, shower lights, sling carriers, candles, safety closures.
Briefs athletic surfaces, bike trailers, parasails, walking surfaces, backpacks, fire tests, footwear, skate parks, sleeping bags, smoke tests, air fresheners, burglar alarms, CCTV, central station alarm, insulated wires, printed wiring boards, underwater luminaires, wire connectors, air-heating appliances, furnaces, gas burners, gypsum boards, heaters.
Briefs on RAPEX, magnets, surveillance, machinery directive, portable cribs, costumes, bistro sets, highchairs, beds, water bottles, fans, clothing.