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JANUARY 27, 2014
VOLUME 43   ISSUE 4

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC announced specific strategies to comply with the Plain Writing Act of 2010, including staff training sessions in February, assigning a staff member to oversee implementation, and a number of efforts to ensure on-going compliance.


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CPSC staff January 14 asked the Standards Technical Panel (STP) for UL 2201, Portable Engine-Generator Assemblies to form a working group to tackle carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning risks posed by portable generators.


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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) January 14 suggested that a nanotech development by its researchers could aid in upholstered furniture flame resistance.


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The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration January 22 proposed five amendments to address side impact under the federal motor vehicle safety standard for child restraint systems (CRSs).


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The National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM) offered five suggestions to improve undetermined and missing data in the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS).


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Consumer products designed to contact food and drink would be among the considerations of a public consultation by the European Food Safety Authority (ESFA) on lowering the tolerable daily intake (TDI) of bisphenol-A (BPA).


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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) January 15 reported a 69% noncompliance rate among inspected dossiers submitted in the 2010 deadlines of the REACH system.


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Briefs on CPSC budget, CO, infant products, bedside sleepers, safety apps, and more.


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Briefs on hook-on chairs, smoke tests, amusement rides, Treestands, digital alarms, fireplaces, refrigerators.


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Briefs on lawnmowers, bath plugs, cosmetics, bikes, sunglasses, jackets, oil lamps, and more.