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SEPTEMBER 10, 2012
VOLUME 41   ISSUE 36

 

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CPSC members are slated to hold a decisional meeting October 3 on staffers’ 11 recommendations for easing the burden of third-party testing.


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CPSC members are set to hold a decisional meeting on October 3 on a proposed CPSIA section 104 switch for bassinets and cradles that has “substantial differences” from a 2010 proposal.


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Buckyball-maker Maxfield & Oberton, prior to a CPSC vote to publish a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR) on magnets, asked the commission to consider an alternative rule.


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Members of ASTM’s Sling Carrier Technical Task Force August 30 explored the scope of the F2907-12, Consumer Safety Specification for Sling Carriers.


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The ASTM handheld carrier task group August 30 discussed the handle auto-lock test.


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CPSC staff and an ASTM working group August 31 via teleconference discussed voluntary standard requirements for bedside sleepers.


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European consumer groups ANEC and BEUC August 23 wrote European Commission Vice President Antonio Tajani to criticize use of the CE mark in an ongoing toy safety campaign.


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Briefs on CPSC budget, magnets, glazing, air compressors, avalance airbags, battery packs, bicycle handlebars, bicycles, bike brake levers, coffee makers, florr mats, power strips, recreational tubes, window blinds, age grading, table saws, home play equipment, safety signs, furniture tipovers, candles.


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Briefs on sling carriers, athletic fields, electronics, food service equipment, glass, infant carriers, lighting equipment, microwave ovens, pools/spas, refrigerators/freezers, CCTV, fluorescent lamps, furnishings, gardening appliances, key locks, motors, PFDs, underwater lights, fire alarms, fire suppression, lawn mowers, power drive systems, security latches.


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Briefs on bunk beds, chemicals, nanomaterials, folding chairs, fans, shower trims, baby bathers, coffee makers, strollers, electric blankets, saw blades, dolls, children's clothes, false nails, baseball caps, thermal flasks, sweatshirts, nightlights, travel chargers.