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JUNE 15, 2015
VOLUME 44   ISSUE 23

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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Challenges and opportunities to CPSC import surveillance efforts from Foreign Trade Zones (FTZs) were the topic of a June 11 session between agency staff and the association that supports such zones.


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CPSC Chairman Elliot Kaye June 12 said the agency wants to figure out a way to hear from companies when they dump suppliers for inability or unwillingness to meet regulatory compliance, he told visitors from the American Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong.


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The ANSI C18-5/NEMA battery committee June 9 discussed a new product, labeling language, and definitions.


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Members of the ASTM F15.51 pool/spa gravity task group June 11 decided to continue work despite withdrawal of CPSC participation and support.


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There were 1,149 children under 15 killed in traffic incidents in 2013, according to data available June 8 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration


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The textile and fabrics industry is strongly opposed to a petition that seeks changes to CPSC’s rules at 16 CFR 1610 on preparing test samples for clothing materials.


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CPSC should change the conditioning time for mattress tests, begin a consumer education program, increase enforcement activity related to renovators, and rescind the cigarette smolder standard, it heard.


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CPSC staff in May asked CSA to form a panel to look at performance requirements for gas ranges to address electronic control panel malfunctions, according to their letter made available June 4.


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Normal chemical tests are mostly suitable for nanomaterials, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said June 9.


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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) June 3 said a 15-nation surveillance project during the second half of 2015 will focus on compliance with child-resistance (CR) requirements.


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Citing product safety among its concerns, the European Parliament June 9 adopted a report on intellectual property enforcement and e-commerce.


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The operator of a Spend a Penny store will pay AU$4,540 under an order in involving the sale of baby toys that violated Australian nine safety standards.


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Unintentional injuries in 2010 led to 15,866 deaths in Canada and 231,596 injuries, according to the June report from the consumer group Parachute.


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Safekids Aotearoa (New Zealand) June 8 offered district-by-district infographics on childhood injury statistics for recent years.


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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) June 5 outlined projects aimed at improving risks investigations.


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An imports safety bill that has seen some success in the House is H.R. 1907.


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Briefs on CPSC oversight, Nancy Nord, handguns, car seats, eye irritancy, generators, bed rails, and more.


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Briefs on amusement rides, infant carriers, sling carriers, toy chests, changing tables, burglar alarms, door/window openers, energy storage, and more.


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Briefs on EMF, REACH, winter heating, baby walkers, cleaners, heaters, sandals, straps, toys, and more.