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JUNE 10, 2013
VOLUME 42   ISSUE 23

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC June 3 filed an opposition to a request from industry groups to participate in an appeal of an administrative law judge’s order.


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Two people received sentences following their guilty pleas to allegations of smuggling counterfeit toys, the Justice Department, CPSC and other agencies announced May 31.


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The June 3 meeting of ASTM’s handheld carrier auto lock test task group showed continued challenges surrounding the development of the test.


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CPSC staff met June 3 with representatives of the Fire Protection Research Foundation (FPRF) to discuss development of a standard for cooking fire mitigation technologies.


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Commissioner Robert Adler June 3 discussed heavy metals, harmonization and transparency with the International Council of Toy Industries (ICTI) during its annual meeting.


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Commissioner Robert Adler and staff June 5 heard a presentation from Olympus on portable, handheld XRF (X-ray fluorescence).


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Details were not public as of the PSL deadline on a settlement in CPSC’s legal action against Baby Matter to force a recall of infant recliners.


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Commissioners in late May voted 3-0 to approve a statement on CPSC’s scientific integrity principles.


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Health Canada June 4 highlighted the nation’s newly effective fines of up to $25,000 per day for violations under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA).


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Croatian Commissioner-designate Neven Mimica June 4 outlined his views on product safety and other issues to a European Parliament committee.


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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) said the second REACH deadline on May 31 saw 9,084 dossiers submitted by 3,215 companies.


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DG Sanco processed 646 RAPEX reports in the first four months of 2013, a 19% drop compared to the same period in 2012, which saw 801 reports.


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DG Sanco handled 511 RAPEX reactions from January to April, a 20% drop from the 643 in the same four months a year ago.


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CPSC staffers were involved in or monitored work on voluntary standards for 71 product groups in the first half of fiscal 2013 (began October 1, 2012), according to the agency’s May 29 report.


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Briefs on certificates, crib bumpers, bed rails, CPSC IG, standards, imports, dolls, signal devices, tumblers, and more.


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Briefs on aerial adventure courses, air guns, cribs, jewelry, paintball, treestands, AV equipment, room heaters and more.


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Briefs on sunscreen, trampolines, skirts, outlet devices, bikes, magnets, infant recliners, cups, and more.