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FEBRUARY 25, 2013
VOLUME 42   ISSUE 8

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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Commissioners February 21 voted 3-0 to approve with changes a final rule on third party-labs and CPSIA certifications for children’s products.


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As concerns over the effects of the possible March 1 sequestration rise, Scott Wolfson, director of CPSC’s office of communications told PSL that agency management has told staff that “there would be no reductions in force or furloughs.”


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The ASTM Inclined Sleep Products Task Group February 17 discussed a number of proposed warning labels to be included in the proposed ASTM Consumer Safety Standard Specification for Inclined Sleepers.


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A scheduled call to discuss comments received on the UL 987 proposal for the Active Injury Mitigation System (AIMS) ended prematurely due to controversy over a previous meeting being recorded without the knowledge or consent of the group members.


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CPSC Chairman Inez Tenenbaum earlier in February called “unacceptable” the agency’s available resources for addressing imports.


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Five people are under indictment in U.S federal court with allegations of importing and selling hazardous and counterfeit toys, according to court documents unsealed earlier in February.


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Commissioners were slated to vote as PSL went to press on issuing a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR) on simplifying the definition of strong sensitizer


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Briefs on play yards, recalls, step stools, utility vehicles, and more


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Briefs on baseball bats, building material, candles, coffee brewers, cord sets, wiring, and more.


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Briefs on recalls, reporting, baby bath aids, hot water bottles, artificial light, toasters, insect sleeves, pajamas, and more.