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JULY 22, 2013
VOLUME 42   ISSUE 29

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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Members of the ASTM task group dealing with F2951-12, Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Baby Monitors, debated accessibility test methods and measurement definitions during July 17 conference call.


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Generators that are modified to limit carbon monoxide (CO) emissions using an effective shut off or other technology have the potential to significantly reduce indoor CO exposures relative to continuously operating generators with no such emissions controls, according to a June report from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).


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CPSC received nearly 50 comments stemming from an April meeting that focused on a 2008 notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR) for a standard for the flammability of residential upholstered furniture and how the efficacy of fire barrier technology has changed in the intervening time.


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The ASTM Suction Limited Flow Systems Task Group July 11 discussed a number of issues related to their continued development of standard tests to address pool drain entrapment scenarios.


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The CSA Unvented Gas-Fired Heating Appliances Technical Advisory Group (TAG), including CPSC staff, July 15, discussed a range of issues related to ongoing voluntary standards activities.


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Briefs on window covering, baby bath seats, boys’ jackets, dehumidifiers, dive computers, and more.


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Briefs on art material, infant carriers, toys, building material, burglar alarms, LEV batteries, underwater luminaires, circuit breakers, and more.


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Briefs on chemicals, cosmetics, radio-controlled helicopters, chairs, chandeliers, and more.