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SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
VOLUME 43   ISSUE 38

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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In voting 4-0 to pass a rule to effectively ban small, strong magnets sold as amusements, CPSC members addressed arguments opponents have leveled against the regulations.


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ExxonMobil September 23 voiced concern about the “precedent setting” action in how the chronic hazard advisory panel (CHAP) used cumulative risk assessment (CRA).


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CPSC Chairman Elliot Kaye September 23 learned BASF’s opinions on the recent report on phthalates by the chronic hazard advisory panel (CHAP).

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An ASTM working group September 22 and 23 looked at issues related to protrusions and passive crotch restraints respectively.


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An ASTM F15.18 working group September 24 ultimately decided to hold off on work to address a rare changing table design and instead monitor it.


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Performance criteria for cooking fire mitigation devices should have three elements, according to findings of report made available earlier in September by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).


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Customs and Border Protection (CBP) September 22 said it seized 18 shipments of imported rechargeable toys in Laredo, Texas, due to fake UL marks.


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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) September 18 signed legislation to add TDCPP (Tris (1,3-dichloro-2 propyl) phosphate) to the state’s ban of TRIS flame retardants.

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Briefs on generators, recalled products, ATVs, bistro chairs, gas fireplaces, lawn mowers, off-road vehicles, and more.


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Briefs on beverage dispensers, HVAC ducts, playground equipment, bicycle grips, eye protection, high heels, parasailing, sling carriers, and more.


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Briefs on car seats, toys, biocides, bath appliques, blankets, spas, feather boas, lawn mowers, candles, and more.