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MARCH 25, 2013
VOLUME 42   ISSUE 12

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC staff presented a draft notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR) to commissioners March 20, revealing what is likely to become the new consumer product safety standard for soft infant and toddler carriers (SITCs).


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Members of ASTM’s F2388 working group discussed proposed language on misassembly, product definition and testing procedures in Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Baby Changing Tables for Domestic Use


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The European Union (EU) General Court recently ruled that after a substance has been identified by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) as being of unknown or variable composition or of biological origin


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CPSC, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and agencies in Canada and Australia issued safety information on cleaning and pest control products as part of 2013 Poison Prevention Week activities.


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There was a slight drop in deaths in residential building fires from 2007 to 2011, from 2,765 to 2,450, according to data made available in March from the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA).


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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) seeks comments by June 1 on a proposal to limit lead in certain consumer products.


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The European Parliament might propose new legislation by June 2015 to reduce exposure to suspected endocrine disrupters.


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EuroSafe called for strong political commitments from EU institutions and member states to advance creation of a pan-European accident and injury surveillance system.


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Briefs on drywall, CPSC bookkeeping, upholstered furniture, mattresses, bicycles, boots, children’s pajamas, light bulbs, and more.


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Briefs on home playground equipment, amusement rides, art material, equestrian helmets, baby carriers, baby tubs, glass, amusement rides, ice hockey, appliance couplers, electric tools, generators, power cables, solar panels, and more.


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Briefs on hair dyes, REACH, environmental claims, handlebars, kettles, lights, chairs, dishwashers, air purifiers, and more.