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NOVEMBER 17, 2014
VOLUME 43   ISSUE 45

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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A dozen industry commenters recently gave CPSC additional input on their concerns about the in-the-works “1110 rule” on electronic certificates of compliance.


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CPSC staff November 4 told the commission about plans to host a gathering of technical experts at the agency’s Rockville, Md., lab aimed at jumpstarting ASTM work on adult portable bed rails.


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Target November 6 held numerous meetings with CPSC staff and commissioners to explain its forthcoming Facebook app on recalls.


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CPSC staffers and other members of a task group for UL 1026, Electric Household Cooking and Food Serving Appliances, November 12 reviewed provisions for outdoor use of slow cookers.


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The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) November 12 circulated information about a program aimed at improving the data entered by fire departments into the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS).


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An ASTM D20.70 task group November 10 debated if specifying CAS numbers in an in-the-works standard guide would increase or decrease work, costs, and time by those doing testing.


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An ASTM F15.18 task group on changing tables October 7 decided to look at potential tests to address collapsing products.


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An ASTM F15.71 task group on laundry packets October 11 identified phrases that will need defining for work on safety closures.


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Members of the ASTM 15.51 task force on suction limited gravity flow systems for pool and spa drains November 6 reviewed specifics of updated test apparatus.


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Four Democratic senators November 12 called on CPSC to mandate nationally California’s TB 117-2013 standard on upholstered furniture flammability.


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California’s Department of Consumer Affairs is distributing an industry advisory and frequently asked questions (FAQ) document to help companies comply with the state’s new right-to-know law on flame retardant (FR) chemicals in upholstered furniture.


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The U.K. safety organization Electrical Safety First November 13 made eight recommendations aimed at improving recall effectiveness.


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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) November 14 completed a five-week consultation to seek more information on button cell batteries.


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The World Health Organization (WHO) November 12 issued guidelines aimed at reducing indoor air risks created by fuel-burning appliances.


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Child-resistant closures and compliance with harmonized classification and labeling mandates will be upcoming targets of a REACH surveillance project announced November 14 by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).


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EU Enterprise and Industry through December 18 will be conducting a survey on implementing the Construction Products Regulation. It is aiming to report on the results in April.


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Briefs on portable generators, pools, residential elevators, air purifiers, household chemicals, air exchangers, buoyancy compensators, misting fans, tankless water heaters, whistles, and more.


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Briefs on amusement rides, bumper boats, children’s chairs, fitness equipment, smoke tests, toys, and more


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Briefs on Magnetix, outdoor heaters, ethanol burners, boilers, inflatable spas, LED lights, air exchangers, tights, baby swings, doll houses, and more.