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MAY 25, 2015
VOLUME 44   ISSUE 20

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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Imports activity and burden reduction were among the topics CPSC members addressed May 19 at a House oversight hearing.


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A May 19 House hearing on an ROV bill raised little new information on the impasse between industry and CPSC but gave the sides chances to reiterate their concerns.


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CPSC Commissioner Joe Mohorovic May 18 addressed voluntary standards’ role in public health and safety at a supply chain workshop.


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An estimated annual average of 5,400 youth under 15 years old visited emergency rooms following incidents in 2012 to 2014 involving pools and spas, according to data CPSC made available May 21.


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Members of a CANENA technical committee May 15 discussed comments related to six sections of the 61C standard for refrigerators and freezers in the Americas.


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Commissioners were slated to vote May 22 as PSL went to press on a recommendation from staff to deny two petitions involving bunk beds.


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Comment by July 6 on CPSC’s notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR) to update testing references for architectural glazing.


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Regulations from Health Canada May 20 clarify what is and is not qualified for recordkeeping exemptions under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA).


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Country of origin labeling was found unlikely to provide much benefit to various product safety stakeholders in an EU contractor study made available earlier in May.


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Health Canada seeks comments by July 8 on proposed threshold limits for 2-(2-methoxyethoxy) ethanol (DEGME) in surface coatings.


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New guidelines from the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) target safe use of mobility scooters.


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A recently signed Westchester, N.Y., law banning certain substances in children’s products contains a provision that the county must defer to “the same or substantially similar” federal and state regulations.


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Briefs on court seals, lead paint, CPSC payments, amusement rides, CPSC posters, pools, drain covers, seniors, motorcycle helmets, recalls, lead test kits, nanotechnology, and more.


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Briefs on football helmets, hayrides, reflective signs, surface burning, weight benches, amusement rides, broilers, fire barriers, fitness equipment, food cabinets, high chairs, inclined sleepers, pasta cookers, and more.


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Briefs on used products, light strings, lounges, ranges, booster seats, jumper power, paint, range, bicycles, and more.