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OCTOBER 13, 2014
VOLUME 43   ISSUE 40

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC Compliance Deputy Director Marc Schoem, in an October 1 letter, addressed four issues raised by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) concerning changes to the agency’s monthly recall progress reporting forms.

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The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) October 7 shared basic aspects of a proposed test on electric coil element cooktops with the panel for UL 858.


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Six consumer groups October 6 updated Chairman Elliot Kaye and Commissioner Joseph Mohorovic on their views and desires for CPSC activity.


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The ASTM F15 panel looking at torch fuel and lamp oil October 8 discussed opacity, resin and color of storage packaging.


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A UL 2201 task group October 7 continued to attempt to figure out an appropriate test method for portable generators.


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The ASTM F15 task group looking at safe packaging for laundry pods October 7 continued to struggle with their approach.


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The Danish Environmental Protection Agency last summer said the nation could not maintain its national ban on four phthalates in certain indoor articles, which was set to come into force in December 2015.


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The International Organization of Standardization (ISO) recently released a new version of ISO 8124-2:2014, Safety of Toys – Part 2: Flammability.


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The European Commission and the Scientific Committee on Health and Environmental Risks (SCHER) will be considering comments on the preliminary opinion on chromium VI in toys.


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Seasonal decorative lights have elements that would allow possible 15(j) action, according to an October 2 CPSC staff briefing package.

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CPSC October 8 issued a new mission statement for its small business ombudsman addressing 19 activities.


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Briefs on window cords, chemical data, ATVs, lopper shears, and more.


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Briefs on parasailing, eye protection, button batteries, landscape lighting, gas torches, smoke detectors, and more.


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Briefs on counterfeits, radiofrequency, baby walkers, food smokers, rubber band looms, and more.