AUGUST 25, 2014VOLUME 43 ISSUE 33
PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER
ExxonMobil representatives August 14 expressed disagreement with the methodology, data, and conclusions of the phthalates report by CPSC’s Chronic Hazard Advisory Committee (CHAP).
Members of ASTM’s battery-operated toys working group August 14 and 20 addressed ejection hazards, the standard’s rationale, battery charging/discharging testing issues, and editorial comments.
A CPSC staff report made available August 15 urges consideration of six issues when designing electric heaters with proximity sensors.
Subscriber-Only StoryBriefs on hair dryers, drawstrings, car seats, cribs, snowmobiles, space heaters, storage hangars, synthetic ox gall, water bottles, and more.
Subscriber-Only StoryBriefs on carriages and strollers, jewelry, playground equipment, playing turf, fire standards, currency changers, electric signs, gas regulators, vending machines, capacitors, fluorescent lamps, oil heaters, and more.
Subscriber-Only StoryBriefs on mercury, phthalates, nightwear, candles, heated towel rails, cribs, bicycles, bathmats, power strips, flashlights, strollers, toasters, and more.