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APRIL 1, 2013
VOLUME 42   ISSUE 13

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC in March filed a reply to a brief that argued against individual liability in its magnets-recall lawsuit.


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Jay Howell, CPSC’s deputy executive director of safety operations, March 26 raised concerns about testing methods and materials at a public hearing on California Technical Bulletin 117-2013


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CPSC staff March 19 reiterated five comments regarding the scope and testing procedures of a standard for fuel systems in outdoor power equipment.


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The ASTM Inclined Sleep Products Task Group March 21 finalized a number of revisions to the in-the-works Consumer Safety Standard Specification for Inclined Sleepers.


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About 90% of green laser pointers and 44% of red pointers are out of compliance with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) safety regulations, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) reported March 20.


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Health Canada will accept comments through April 30 on a draft updated guidance for incident reporting under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA).


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The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) March 21 urged safer use of trampolines, saying that injuries appear to be common.


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Ontario’s Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) wants comments by April 26 on a proposed amendment to exempt electrical products from certain sections of the Electricity Act due to what it deems to be regulatory overlap with the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act


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The European Economic and Social Committee March 14 held the 15th Annual European Consumer Day in Brussels.


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The Toy Safety Directive 2009/48/EC provides, amongst other things, specific regulations on limiting hazardous substances in toys.


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Briefs on head injuries, air purifiers, bicycle brakes, buoyancy compensators, cribs, egg shakers, guitar amplifiers, rafting helmets, and more.


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Briefs on candle accessories, baseball bats, air ducts, burglar alarms, cable assemblies, fans, fire pumps, dishwashers, and more.


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Briefs on biocides, REACH, pacifiers, strollers, candles, helmets, and more.