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AUGUST 12, 2013
VOLUME 42   ISSUE 32

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

Product Safety Letter will not have an August 19, 2013, edition due to its schedule of 50 issues per year. The next issue, Vol. 42, No. 33, will be dated August 26, 2013.


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CPSC found it challenging to work with other nations in recent years due to the large rulemaking demands of the CPSIA, according to August findings of the Government Accountability Office (GAO).


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Three product safety standards organizations August 6 filed a complaint in Washington, D.C. U.S. district court alleging their copyrights are being infringed by a website aimed at increasing free access to government documents.


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CPSC received four unique comments regarding its announcement that it may issue a survey to gauge table saw usage patterns and user experience with modular blade guards.


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Nearly 95% (70 of 74) of comments to CPSC on possibly establishing mandatory safety standards for adult portable bed rails supported such action.


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Eight consumer groups August 5 jointly lauded “five safety breakthroughs in five years” that were the result of passage of the CPSIA in 2008.


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The EU received 968 RAPEX reports from January to June, according to data made available August 7.


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The 832 RAPEX reactions processed by the EU in January to June put them at 10% of tally in the same period in 2012 (962).


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Briefs on FR chemicals, pedestrians, ROVs, laser toys, beds, bicycles, knives, playmats, and more.


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Briefs on amusement rides, treestands, walkways, air soft guns, baseball bats, bedside sleepers, exercise bicycles, and more.


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Briefs on toys, REACH, counterfeits, motorcycle helmets, baby socks, equestrian helmets, bottles, power adapters, and more.