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FEBRUARY 4, 2013
VOLUME 42   ISSUE 5

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC staffers January 30 laid out their proposed comprehensive rule on requirements pertaining to third-party conformity assessment bodies, or third-party testing labs.


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Commissioners voted 3-0 January 23 to provisionally accept a $725,000 settlement with Whalen Furniture Manufacturing.


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Comments through January 23 on a 2012 CPSC report on carbon monoxide (CO) and generators were split along traditional stakeholder lines.


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Commissioners were set to vote as PSL went to press on seeking approval for survey on the effectiveness of the recall registration cards created by the CPSIA for certain children’s products.


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Members of an ASTM working group, including CPSC staff, January 28 honed proposed changes to voluntary standards requirements for baby monitors.


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Members of the ASTM warning labels working group for infant sling carriers January 15 resumed discussion of three issues related to their potential updates to F2907, Consumer Safety Specification for Sling Carriers.


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A CPSC study made available January 31 questions whether reduced ignition propensity (RIP) cigarettes will have as broad safety effect as some had hoped.


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Commissioner Nancy Nord January 24 wrote that she voted for the CPSC fiscal 2013 operating plan because she believes it is important for commissioners to find common ground on priorities and resources.


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Briefs on Marietta Robinson, regulations, CPSC policies, bicycles, dressers, heated jackets, off-road vehicles, trampolines, generators, certifications, firepots, sling carriers.


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Briefs on cribs, basketball systems, AV equipment, cables, electric equipment, mobile phones, refrigerators, swimming pool equipment, and more.


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Briefs on recalls, REACH, QSAR, surveillance, bicycles, coffee makers, generators, and more.