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MAY 18, 2015
VOLUME 44   ISSUE 19

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC Chairman Elliot Kaye May 13 explained to PSL that his call for agency staff to look into “randomized controlled trials of proposed rules” likely would involve review of what other agencies have done and would include analysis of legal considerations.


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Commissioners voted 5-0 May 12 to approve with amendments the midyear update to CPSC’s operating plan.


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CPSC stakeholders May 13 had a chance to view a demonstration of the agency’s prototype registry to support electronic filing of certificates of conformance.


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The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) May 12 shared fifteen proposals related to voluntary standards for major and portable appliances with CPSC staff.


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CPSC May 11 heard an update and request for guidance on fireworks requirements.


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Task groups for ASTM’s F15.71 liquid laundry packets subcommittee May 8 and 11 discussed packaging options and potential issues with a patent on aversives.


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Zen Magnets May 14 became subject to a stop sale order for all magnets it commingled with those it obtained from Star Networks.


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The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) is seeking public feedback by June 5 on accepting international product safety standards and risk assessments.


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Comment by June 12 on the European Union move to create a scientific opinion on estimates of how much toy material children ingest.


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Albany County, N.Y., May 13 agreed to a stay of its Local Law J, which targets antimony, arsenic, benzene, cadmium, cobalt, lead, and mercury in children’s products.


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The EU’s January to April tally of RAPEX reports stands at 676 with the 170 received last month.


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There were about 25,000 fires a year in vacant residential buildings from 2010 to 2012, according to data made available May 13 by the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA).

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An upcoming congressional hearing and three likely CPSC events promise to generate much discussion and insight into crosscutting agency matters.


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Briefs on car seats, carbon monoxide, cribs, toy vehicles, reclining furniture, safety gates, and more.


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Briefs on airsoft guns, infant floor seats, play equipment, skis, batteries, flotation devices, hedge trimmers, smoke detectors, and more.


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Briefs on consumer exposure, baby blankets, jewelry, wax burner sets, balloon blowing kits, snow rescue shovels, and more.