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FEBRUARY 9, 2015
VOLUME 44   ISSUE 6

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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An extra $5 million for a nanotechnology center and $1 million for security are behind CPSC’s request for a $6 million budget increase to $129 million for fiscal 2016.


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CPSC January 29 shared results of alternate fuel control system test method with members of a UL 2201 portable generator subgroup.


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ASTM’s F15.71 liquid laundry packets task group February 3 discussed packaging lifecycle test methodology, age thresholds, and the draft standard’s preamble.


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The ANSI C18-5/NEMA battery committee February 3 discussed differences between ANSI and IEC standards, force discharge warning language, and disposal/recycling issues.


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CPSC Chairman Elliot Kaye praised an ad run during the February 1 Super Bowl by Nationwide Insurance as sparking an “overdue” conversation.


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‘Dollar’ retailers are doing a poor job of implementing steps to limit unwanted chemical ingredients in products, according to an environmental advocacy group.


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The European Commission prepared a Draft Delegated Directive to add four phthalates to the list of restricted substances.


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Environment Canada and Health Canada January 28 outlined a schedule to 2017 for reviews of Significant New Activity (SNAc) orders and notices.


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The Washington State Department of Ecology extended the February 28 Children’s Safe Product Act (CSPA) annual reporting deadline to March 2.


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The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) January 29 said four retailers will pay a combined $200,000 related to allegedly false “lead-free” labeling.


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Briefs on cost-benefit analyses, extension cords, pools/spas, frame child carriers, registration cards, CPSC jurisdiction, counterfeits, fire safety, state laws, amphibious vehicles, chandeliers, children’s sleepwear, food pouches, highchairs, push toys, space heaters, toy trucks, and more.


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Briefs on building material, changing tables, dish washers, food slicers, play equipment, sinks, walkways, waste dehydrators, fire barriers, fire test, security seals, synthetic, turf, and more.


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Briefs on sunbeds, ethanol burners, child safety, heating irons, misting fans, chandeliers, fleece tops, gas cylinders, lipstick, oil lamps, and more.