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OCTOBER 28, 2013
VOLUME 42   ISSUE 42

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC Chairman Inez Tenenbaum will leave CPSC at the end of November, joining the Columbia, S.C. office of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough.

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CPSC staffers were able to clear some of their data-review backlog the first week back from the 16-day government shutdown, PSL learned.


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CPSC learned of some concerns – but also got some positive feedback – on the possibility of allowing agency staff to take voting and leadership roles on consensus standards committees.


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CPSC’s October 22 hearing on its magnets rulemaking touched on numerous perennial issues that CPSC deals with no matter the subject.


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Commissioners October 22 praised outgoing panel member Nancy Nord, whose term ends at the end of October.


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Commissioner Marietta Robinson October 22 discussed the current status of table saw safety standard development and general consumer safety issues with Sally Greenberg, the executive director of the National Consumers League.


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Commissioners Nancy Nord and Ann Marie Buerkle October 23 heard compliance concerns from the National Association of Manufacturers’ CPSC Coalition.


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During International Lead Poisoning Prevention Week of Action, United Nations (UN) agencies October 22 sought regulation and voluntary action to end the use of lead paint around the world.


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Brand Republic Pty, Ltd, which operates GAP stores in Melbourne and Sydney, Australia, recently paid AU$51,000 for alleged failure to comply with two mandatory consumer product safety standards related to labeling.


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The number of EU RAPEX reports processed in September reached 173, bringing the current year-to-date total to 1,614 and keeping 2013 on course to be the system’s third busiest year so far.


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DG Sanco handled a total of 180 RAPEX reactions in September, placing the current year-to-date tally at 1,322.


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Briefs on CPSC staff, bassinets/cradles, North America, Halloween, children’s jackets, toy sets, and more.


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Briefs on booster seats, toys, aquarium equipment, drills, fire extinguishers, water pumps, circuit breakers, water coolers, and more.


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Briefs on precautionary principle, playgrounds, bunk beds, children’s nightwear, pacifiers, scooters, toy sets, car seats, and more.