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DECEMBER 23, 2013
VOLUME 42   ISSUE 50

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

Product Safety Letter will not have a December 30, 2013 edition due to its schedule of 50 issues per year. The next issue, Vol. 43, No. 1, will be dated January 6, 2014.

 

The staff of Product Safety Letter wishes you joyous holidays and a happy and prosperous 2014.


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CPSC December 16 explained how it is addressing three management challenges: budget uncertainty; information technology and cyber security; and financial management and adequacy of its internal controls.


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CPSC staff December 18 presented commissioners with a proposed final rule on bedside sleepers, outlining a Section 104 switch to mandate ASTM F2906-13, Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Bedside Sleepers.


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Acting Chairman Robert Adler December 11 discussed hazards associated with wheeled refuse and recycling with Kim Brokaw of CartGuard.


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Commissioner Anne Marie Buerkle and staff December 12 discussed flammability and related issues with representatives of the International Sleep Products Association (ISPA).


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The ASTM Suction Flow Task Group December 19 continued work towards development of a better body blocking element for testing pool drain entrapment.


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CPSC staff members, industry representatives and other members of ASTM’s F15.71 committee on liquid laundry packets December 18 discussed warning information, packaging and incident data.


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Electrical malfunctions were the leading cause of residential building garage fires from 2009 to 2011, according to a report from the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA).


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There were 77,900 nursery product-related emergency department-treated injuries among children under the age of five in 2012.


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Briefs on carbon monoxide, plastic, aerosol cleaners, artificial Christmas trees, carpets, jackets, mountain bikes, toys, and more.


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Briefs on amusement rides, cribs, fire standards, play equipment, burglar alarms, lighting systems, fire extinguishers, heating pads, and more.


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Briefs on biocides, refrigerants, hot water bottles, CCPSA, cords, wall lamps, bicycles, solar panels, plush toys, infant carriers, and more.