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JUNE 1, 2015
VOLUME 44   ISSUE 21

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC Chairman Elliot Kaye May 28 reiterated his past concerns about U.S. chemicals management when addressing a European audience.


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CPSC staffers May 28 were receptively intrigued by a brainstorm suggestion to leverage retailer requirements.


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Mutual understanding of what CPSC wants when calling for an 8-inch limit for operating cords in window coverings was among the steps forward at a May 27 technical meeting with industry representatives.


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Office Depot will pay $3.4 million to settle allegations it was late in reporting incidents involving office chairs.


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CPSC, in the spring federal unified agenda of regulatory actions, listed its rulemakings on recreational off-highway vehicles, 6(b) information disclosure, and extension cords as in the finalization stage.


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ASTM’s pool/spa gravity flow task group May 28 explored a new test method and apparatus.


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A UL task group May 28 discussed comments related slow cookers and UL 1026.


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Manufacturers, importers and retailers who operate within the EU will no doubt be familiar with the RAPEX system – the rapid alert system set up by the European Commission to exchange information between member states on consumer product safety risks that come to the attention of market surveillance authorities.


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The UK government has announced a broad-ranging review of the system for conducting consumer product recalls.


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Briefs on regulations, counterfeits, CPSC priorities, CPSC data, healthy aging, youth ATVs, bicycles, knives, lawn mowers, night lights.


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Briefs on children’s chairs, fitness equipment, A/V carts, batteries, cables, cover plates, power cords, and more.


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Briefs on endocrine disruptors, safe sourcing, gas cookers, fuel cans, safety gates, waste disposers, and more.