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OCTOBER 27, 2014
VOLUME 43   ISSUE 42

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC Chairman Elliot Kaye and Commissioner Joseph Mohorovic last month fulfilled a request from Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) to explain their plans for reducing the burdens of third party testing.


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CPSC staff October 22 talked with representatives of Consumer Reports about how the magazine communicates with CPSC in its product safety work.


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A flurry of activity in late October – including an October 22 commission-briefing lasting more than three hours – preceded the still-scheduled October 29 CPSC vote on publishing a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR) on recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs).


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The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology recently recommended four strategies for nanotechnology safety.


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CPSC staff October 16 shared feedback on a proposed generator test method with members of a subgroup for UL 2201, Portable Engine Generator Assemblies.

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Kids in Danger (KID) is making suggestions for Illinois childcare providers to strengthen safety through increased education, recall notification, scrutiny of secondhand products, and state oversight funding.

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Pediatric poisoning deaths decreased to 37 in 2011, down 83% from 216 in 1972, according to a report CPSC made available October 16.


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Health Canada October 18 said it will seek to regulate decorative contact lenses as medical devices.


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EU Enterprise and Industry October 17 criticized Germany’s for its application of requirements aimed at limiting arsenic, mercury, and antimony in toys.


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The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission October 21 issued a guidance chart aimed at aiding companies’ understanding of two chemical limits for clothing, textiles, and leather goods.


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Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) October 17 told CPSC that the chronic hazard advisory panel (CHAP) went beyond the congressional intent.


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Briefs on seasonal lights, recall progress reports, ATVs, and more.


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Briefs on cigarette ignitions, wallcoverings, synthetic turf, air conditioners, air ducts, appliance wiring, burglar alarms, power tools, and more.


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Briefs on second-hand goods, phthalates, cosmetics, apple cutters, pajamas, feather boas, magnets, solar lights, and more.