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DECEMBER 9, 2013
VOLUME 42   ISSUE 48

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC screened more than 12,000 imported consumer products, identified nearly 700 shipments, and stopped more than six million units from reaching the U.S. marketplace from October 2012 to March 2013.


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Members of the ASTM F 15.10 flame arrestor task group December 3 learned the results of phase 2 testing of flame mitigation devices for portable gasoline containers and discussed next steps.


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Members of the ASTM task group December 2 reviewed labeling requirements in a draft of Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Portable Adult Bed Rails.


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There were averages of 400 civilian deaths, 5,080 injuries and $853 million in damage annually from 2007 to 2011 due to cooking equipment fires in the United States, according to National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) data made available in November.


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An ASTM working group December 4 discussed proposed revisions to the warning label requirements of ASTM F2167-12a Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Infant Bouncer Seats.


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The UL 1026 task group December 4 looked at how to mediate rice-cooker and slow-cooker cord pull incidents.


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The ASTM D10.32 task group December 3 looked at the development of standard tests for flow control devices to prevent children from accessing liquids.


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Health Canada seeks feedback by January 30 on a draft Risk Assessment Framework for use in consumer product safety.


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Briefs on CPSC staff, CPSC op plan, CPSC resources, garage doors, infant products, decorations, baby rattles, bike derailleurs, gir’s jackets, and more.


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Briefs on chain saws, tablet computers, personal flotation devices, immersion suits.


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Briefs on counterfeits, choke check, downstream use, safety data sheets, CLP, substance evaluations, biocides, cosmetics, and more.