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JUNE 8, 2015
VOLUME 44   ISSUE 22

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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The two recent closed meetings between CPSCers, including Chairman Elliot Kaye, and e-filing stakeholders likely were enough to understand the particular issues that merited the limited access.

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Watch for some potential guidance from CPSC’s small business ombudsman office on deciding what testing is required, Ombudsman Neal Cohen said June 3.


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The Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association (ROHVA) June 2 pointed to “recent and productive meetings” with CPSC as the reason for opening the ANSI/ROHVA-2014 voluntary standard.


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CPSC staff recommended high definition X-ray fluorescence (HDXRF) technology as an approved alternative total screening test method for heavy metals in the substrate materials of toys and toy parts in a report made available May 27.


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CPSC by June 1 had received more than 140 additional comments on its advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) aimed at addressing window covering cord incidents.


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CPSC staffer June 4 offered advice to an ASTM F15.16 task group on expandable gates and enclosures.


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Members of the Toy Industry Association (TIA) June 4 heard from Commissioners Ann Marie Buerkle and Joe Mohorovic as well as Chairman Elliot Kaye and Office of Import Surveillance Director Carol Cave.


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Country of origin labeling May 28-29 continued to slow progress of the EU product safety and market surveillance legislative initiatives.


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The European Commission seeks feedback on a set of guideline and initiatives aimed at improving creation of regulations, including on product safety.


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The EU REACH and CLP regulations have created a fundamental shift in the chemicals management, according to an EU report made available in late May.


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Briefs on Office Depot, tipovers, carbon monoxide, avalanche transceivers, water heaters, speakers and more.


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Briefs on amusement rides, bathing facilities, infant bath seats, fitness equipment, alarm signals, appliance couplers, coffee makers, sprinklers, underwater lights, fireplaces, and more.

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Briefs on endocrine disruptors, children’s products, e-waste, UV lamps, phthalates, children’s nightwear, animal testing, laundry packets, C&L, and more.