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SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
VOLUME 43   ISSUE 37

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC staff September 18 hosted a workshop concerning proposed revisions to the so-called “1110 rule” on certificates of compliance, hearing feedback from industry groups.


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Retailers Meijer in the U.S. and Woolworths in Australia both September 17 were the subjects of separate legal announcements by the nations’ respective product safety regulators.


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The Breast Cancer Fund (BCF) September 16 urged CPSC to follow the recommendations of the phthalates Chronic Hazard Advisory Panel (CHAP).


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Chairman Elliot Kaye and Commissioner Mohorovic September 17 discussed the future of CPSC’s working relationship with new Juvenile Products Manufacturing Association (JPMA) executive director Kelly Mariotti and others from the organization.


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The UL working group on enabled smart heaters September 17 debated the definition of risk assessment and what such an endeavor would entail for such products.


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Commissioners were slated as PSL went to press to vote on publishing a Federal Register announcement to request information on how often drivers of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) carry passengers.


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The 166 RAPEX reports processed in August by the EU puts the system’s year-to-date number at 1,502.


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Although EU RAPEX reactions for 2014 year-to-date are about 30% higher than in 2013 (1,717 vs. 1,320), the pace has slowed from the first four months of the year when the difference was more than 52%.


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Briefs on liquid nicotine, flame retardants, pools, CPSC money, rulemakings, fire alarms, smoke/CO alarms, swings, utility vehicles, and more.


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Briefs on trampolines, amusement rides, fire standards, grease ducts, power outlets, burglar alarms, electric fans, sun lamps, and more.


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Briefs on aquarium pumps, cribs, battery packs, swings, ceiling lights, clothes dryers, and more.