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MAY 5, 2014
VOLUME 43   ISSUE 18

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC’s activity towards mandating ASTM’s frame carriers standard encountered no problems when agency staffers briefed commissioners April 30.


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An ASTM task group on liquid laundry packets April 25 reviewed the first draft of a proposed voluntary standard, discussing issues related to opacity, child-resistant packaging, and packets sticking together.


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The ASTM F15.42 subcommittee on furniture safety April 30 discussed proposed revisions to furniture standards to address tipover incidents.


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Commissioner Anne Marie Buerkle and staff April 29 heard pleas for reduction of regulatory burdens and better defined testing terminology from the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA).


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Lawyers for Craig Zucker, former CEO of now-closed Maxfield & Oberton, will get to deposed CPSC Acting Chairman Robert Adler and an unnamed 10 CPSC staffers under an April 24 order from Judge Dean Metry.


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Appendix II of the Toy Safety Directive 2009/ 48/EC provides some permission to use nickel in toys made of stainless steel.


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New rules concerning the export and import of designated very hazardous chemicals were implemented in the EU on 1 March 2014.


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Vera Wichers and Alina Neumann, Hogan Lovells International LLP, London

Briefs on bikes, Vermont, recalls, outerwear, dehumidifiers, fish bowls, off-road motorcycles, peacoats, snow throwers, and more.


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Briefs on amusement rides, electrical system components, fire tests, button/coin cell batteries, cord sets, electric water heaters, and more.


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Briefs on injuries, biocides, smoke detectors, mobiles, bicycles, video monitors, door barriers, and more.