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SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
VOLUME 42   ISSUE 36

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC would pursue expanded participation – voting and leadership – on voluntary standards panels under a draft notice of proposed rulemaking


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Commissioner Marietta Robinson September 5 queried Toy Industry Association (TIA) representatives on priorities during a meeting at CPSC headquarters.


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The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) September 11 told CPSC staff members about of two dishwasher and one clothes dryer proposals.


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Commissioner Nancy Nord’s staff September 11 learned key differences between high- and low-molecular weight phthalates plus new information on cumulative risk assessments and anti-androgenicity effects.


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Commissioners Robert Adler and Marietta Robinson September 5 learned of progress in handheld high-definition X-ray fluorescence (HDXRF) technology.


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Members of ASTM’s add-on changing table task group recently discussed updates to F2388, Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Baby Changing Tables for Domestic Use, and reviewed CPSC test results.


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Staff of three North American product safety agencies will seek within the next six months to outline specific steps for moving on areas of cooperation identified at the September 9 to 11 North American Consumer Product Safety Summit in Ottawa, Canada.


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A working group of the International Standards Organization (ISO) September 10 continued work on a proposed set of international age-grading guidelines for toys.


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Some 67% of 1,818 inspected downstream users of chemicals had compliance problems with REACH and CLP, according to a September 4 report from the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).


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The 239 RAPEX reports processed by DG Sanco in July put year-to-date total at 1,207.


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The 147 RAPEX reactions handled by DG Sanco in July put the year to day tally at 979.


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Briefs on pools/spas, air pistols, bead toys, boat carts, children’s books, emergency response systems, motorcycle training wheels, and more.


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Briefs on baby monitors, heaters, infant bath seats, walking surfaces, air compressors, heating pads, office furniture, appliance wiring, and more.


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Briefs on product testing, REACH, cosmetics, toy guns, blenders, strollers, books, chairs, and more.