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AUGUST 26, 2013
VOLUME 42   ISSUE 33

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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A group comprised of CPSC and NIST staff, fire safety experts, industry and insurance representatives April 19 discussed live fire test results and potential scope and direction of a standard.


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Members of ASTM’s soft infant carriers subcommittee August 12 reviewed four comments on a proposed safety standard.


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CPSC staff August 14 discussed incident data, potential scope and existing international standards with ASTM, Health Canada and others as precursor to development of a standard for liquid laundry packets.


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The ASTM Inclined Sleep Products Task Group August 19 discussed a range of issues related to proposed warning labels for inclined sleep products.


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A CPSC report, made available August 9 outlined a series of improvements for measuring long-term costs associated with lead poisoning, carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, and pool and spa submersion.


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The Producer Price Index (PPI) rose 29% from June 1993 to June 2013, according to recent calculations by CPSC staff.


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Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) August 19 reported they have determined how brominated fire retardant (FR) chemicals can bind to the active site of estrogen metabolizing enzymes.


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Briefs on regulations, play yards, CPSC activity, CPSC surveys, CPSIA database, nanotech, children’s beds, chi.dren’s pajamas, coffeemakers, play mats, tea kettles, and more.


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Briefs on bicycles, infant carriers, playground surfaces, candle accessories, food service equipment, infant carriers, fire extinguishers, furniture, air fresheners, attachment plugs, solar panels, and more.


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Briefs on RAPEX, SCHER sunscreen, window cords, children’s beds, books, grills, heaters, cribs, stoves, and more.