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APRIL 20, 2015
VOLUME 44   ISSUE 15

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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Possible preemption of an Albany County, N.Y., law on ingredients in children’s products will involve the debate over mere presence versus accessibility and harmful effect.


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The 14 additional comments CPSC received by April 15 on its phthalates rulemaking mostly raised concerns with the process and work of the chronic hazard advisory panel.


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Congress should establish a formal mechanism to address regulatory overlap among product safety agencies, including CPSC, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) urged April 14.


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ASTM’s adult portable bed rails group April 9 discussed proposed changes to five subsections of proposed performance requirements.

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An ASTM F15.18 task group on changing table collapses April 14 readied its proposal for wider consideration.


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Members of an ASTM F15.68 working group April 13 heard and offered no objections to four items related to cords in F2951-13.


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An ASTM F15.71 working group of laundry packet safety April 15 deemed elements of European requirements to be tentatively acceptable.


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Representatives from the Composite Panel Association (CPA) April 14 offered CPSC staff a presentation of technical and background information on broad formaldehyde and laminate flooring issues.


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An ASTM F15.20 task group April 10 determined that infant bathers, infant bathtubs and sling-type products were different enough to warrant three standards.


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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is accepting comments through June 11 on guidelines on lead and products that can be mouthed by children.


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Eleven product areas are worthy of European attention as possibly posing emerging health and safety risks.


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The 158 RAPEX reports received by DG-Santé in March put the system at 506 notices for the first quarter of 2015.


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Briefs on regulations, bicycle fenders, bike hooks, children’s blankets, mattresses, ROVs, scarves, and more.


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Briefs on grease ducts, paintballs, trampoline courts, circuit breakers, fireplaces, generators, and more.


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Briefs on RAPEX reactions, nanomaterials, child injuries, battery chargers, infant clothing, vacuum cleaners, avalanche transceivers, bike hooks, lawn mowers, and more.