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JUNE 30, 2014
VOLUME 43   ISSUE 26

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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In what could have been a mundane CPSC staff briefing on a Section 104 switch without changes to a standard, commissioners’ questions prompted discussion of two broader issues.


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CPSC is planning a September 18 workshop on its in-the-works 1110 rule on certificates of compliance.


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Customs and Border Protection (CBP) by July 16 will select companies to participate in its Trusted Trader program involving products regulated by CPSC and the Food and Drug Administration.


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CPSC found a 47% increase in fireworks injury rates – from 4.3 to 6.3 – per 100,000 pounds of imported units between 2012 and 2013.


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Members of the ASTM F963, Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Toy Safety battery-operated toys working group June 25 via teleconference addressed negatives related to their ballot’s rationale and requirements.


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The European Union is setting a 5 mg/kg content limit on three tris flame retardants (FRs) in toys intended for children under 3 years old and those intended to be placed in the mouth.


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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is seeking comments by July 18 on mandating the child car seat safety requirements under AS/NZs 1754.

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A June 20 guide from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) focused on the TICKS mnemonic device for helping users of baby slings remember how to use them safely.

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The 162 RAPEX reports processed by DG Sanco in May put the year-to date tally at 902.


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The 174 RAPEX reactions received by DG Sanco in May put the year-to-date tally at 1,139.


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CPSC currently has 83 active voluntary standards projects, higher than the number prior to the 2008 enactment of the CPSIA.


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Maine’s Department of Environmental Protection earlier in June set a November 28 reporting deadline for children’s products containing arsenic, cadmium, and mercury.


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Briefs on MECAP, electrical products, air conditioners, bicycles, hockey collars, wine dispensers, and more.


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Briefs on attic insulation, children’s chairs, inflatable play devices, fire alarms, hose nozzles, polymeric materials, and more.


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Briefs on sunscreens, personal watercraft, plush toys, lamps, bathrobes, water bottles, bicycles, and more.