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AUGUST 24, 2015
VOLUME 44   ISSUE 31

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC will be focusing on a tighter set of priority data elements under the e-filing pilot approved 4-1.


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CPSC’s August 14 settlement with Johnson Health Tech to pay $3 million over Section 15 reporting allegations pushed the average penalty in fiscal 2015 to $2.3 million and the total to $20.9 million.


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The eight comments on CPSC staff’s analysis of newer phthalates data fell along predictable lines with both sides suggesting the work bolstered their cases.


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CPSC received just four comments – none from major stakeholders – on its direct final rule to exempt certain wood from toy testing.


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The ASTM F15.20 task group for infant tubs August 19 sought to reconcile revisions to the labeling/warnings and instructions sections of the voluntary standard with differences in CPSC’s NPR issued on August 14.


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The ASTM F15.59 subcommittee August 12 debated the possibility of excluding folding chairs from potential sideways stability provisions in F2613.

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The UL 2201 emissions test procedure subgroup August 12 reviewed comments from Techtronic Industries North America (TTI) on its existing proposed test method as well as a new test method from Honda representatives.


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ASTM’S F15.51 pool/spa gravity task group August 6 reviewed an updated actuator loading mechanism diagram.


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EU science committees for product safety will have more flexibility in getting outside advice under an August European Commission decision.


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French differences from European Chemicals Agency guidelines on consumer notification under REACH create addition costs in three areas, according to an August 14 contractor study.


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RAPEX notices in the EU continued their slowdown from recent years with the 170 received in July.

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EU RAPEX reactions are running 18% above the 2014 volume with the 274 received in July.


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Chairman Elliot Kaye and Commissioners Marietta Robinson and Anne Marie Buerkle discussed industry priorities August 13 with Toy Industry Association (TIA) representatives.


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Briefs on Lead, flame retardants, play yards, infant tubs, NEISS, Colin Church, garage doors, safety seats, indoor air, fire safety, bicycles, and more.

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Briefs on blenders, bunk beds, cameras, cheesecloth, diving masks, charger plugs, batteries, costumes, decking, pencil cases, and more.


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Briefs on tents, eaves/soffits, wrestling mats, paintball, generators, refrigeration, wring, appliance wiring, fireplace stoves, and more.