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APRIL 7, 2014
VOLUME 43   ISSUE 14

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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Elliot Kaye and Joe Mohorovic April 8 are slated to answer the questions of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee about their nominations to be CPSC commissioners.


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Commissioner Marietta Robinson April 4 heard the concerns of YKK about its ability to comply with the proposed date elements in the 1110 testing and certification rule.


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The cooking fire mitigation panel of NFPA’s Fire Protection Research Foundation (FPRF) April 2 received an update on standardized cooking scenario testing and discussed a fire modeling project.


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Various ASTM task groups April 2 discussed entrapment and crotch restraint issues with ASTM F404-14 Standard Consumer Safety Specification for High Chairs.


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An ASTM pool drain task group March 27 discussed a range of issues on developing a better body-blocking element (BBE) for standard tests for drain entrapment.


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An April 1 proposed rule from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) would require airlines to post online the widths of the widest seats available in each class of every make, model, and series of passenger aircraft they operate.


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CPSC staff April 3 explored ways to reduce third-party testing burdens via determinations and still ensure compliance.


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There have been numerous occurrences over past week involving the discovery process in CPSC’s ongoing administrative suit aimed at forcing recalls of magnetic amusement devices.


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Forman Mills will pay $600,000 and ensure it has in place a compliance program to settle Section 15 reporting allegations by CPSC.


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Health Canada April 1 announced that it would be postponing release of an update of its guidance for fulfilling the mandatory reporting requirements of Section 14 of the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA).


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The update of the guide to the implementation of product safety directives based on the New Approach and the Global Approach (the “Blue Guide”) is now available.


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DG Sanco March 31 promoted its 2014-2020 consumer program as costing just 5 European cents per year per EU citizen.


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The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) said new rules for corded window coverings will take effect January 1, 2015.


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On 1 March, rules concerning the export and import of very hazardous chemicals were implemented following the introduction of the Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Regulation.


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The ECHA has published its “Community rolling action plan” (CoRAP) for 2014-2016.


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The European Commission March 27 proposed streamlining the safety requirements for personal protective equipment and for cableway installation.


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Briefs on soft carriers, clothing textile, laptop batteries, riding mowers, space heaters.


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Briefs on ovens, electric signs, office furnishings, impact wrenches, and more.


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Briefs on electrical products, portable pools, RAPEX, chemicals, bridle rope, futon mattresses, battery packs, and more.