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FEBRUARY 2, 2015
VOLUME 44   ISSUE 5

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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Commissioners January 28 voted 5-0 to publish a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR) to use six existing UL requirements to give 15(j) treatment to extension cords.


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Commissioners Ann Marie Buerkle and Marietta Robinson, respectively January 23 and 27, targeted different issues in voicing concern about recent activity on recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs).


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CPSC staffers January 26 concluded that incentives to get consumers to replace cathode ray tube (CRT) TVs with flat screen (FS) units could help lessen tipping incidents.


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CPSC staff and other members of the ASTM F15.45 subcommittee for candle products January 28 discussed recent recalls and reviewed five reports from saferproducts.gov.


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Members of the ASTM 15.51, Standard for Suction Prevention Vent Pipes in Swimming Pools task force January 22 tackled test apparatus support issues and reviewed installation procedures.


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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to March 24 is seeking comments on proposed changes to tethering and anchoring requirements for child safety seats.


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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in January gave an overview of the improvements in child deaths and injuries linked to devices and practices for child passenger safety.


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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) seeks applications by March 5 to evaluate its Heads Up resources aimed at reducing concussions in youth sports.


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Fragmented product safety application in Europe shows the need for in-the-works proposals, according to a recent report for the European Parliament.


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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) January 28 announced three changes related to REACH dossier updates.

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Briefs on separation of powers, cost-benefit analyses, effective dates, imitation firearms, toys, generators, elevators, heaters, menorahs, sanders, fire engineering.


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Briefs on fitness equipment, fuel containers, playground surfacing, pools/spas, semiconductors, booster cables, CO alarms, dishwashers, electric toys, furniture, garage equipment, hair/shaving gear, masonry, notification systems, optical fiber, outlet boxes, photovoltaics, power taps, power transformers, ranges, seasonal decorations, transformers, wire connectors, burglar alarms, cables, fire alarms, optical isolators, raceways, tackers.


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Briefs on harmonization barriers, ECHA, building materials, chargers, inflatable spas, ladders, bean bag chairs, false eyelash glue, heaters, resistance trainers, sanders, earrings, portable heaters, more.