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SEPTEMBER 7, 2015
VOLUME 44   ISSUE 33

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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There were 30 pediatric poisoning deaths in 2012, according to the latest data released September 1 by CPSC.


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National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) members September 1 updated CPSC lab staff as well as Chairman Elliot Kaye on work towards warnings and packaging standards for lithium coin cells.


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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) August 28 offered eight guidelines for state databases that link police accident reports and medical records.


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Members of ASTM’s ad hoc wording task group September 2 looked at whether the purpose and value of the task – targeting consistent language among standards – would be understood.


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Members of an ASTM F15.17 work group August 28 did not come near to consensus on defining crib bumpers and crib liners.


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The ASTM F15.71 subcommittee on liquid laundry packets August 31 addressed negatives and comments received from CPSC staff and industry representatives.


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Members of the ASTM F15.71 subcommittee on liquid laundry packets August 31 discussed the formation of expert roundtables and task groups to continue to address hazards posed by liquid laundry packets and to assess the efficacy of their efforts.


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An ASTM D10.32 task group developing a new standard for non-metered restricted delivery systems August 28 reviewed test apparatus and methodology.


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The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) August 28 said it was investigating remedies Samsung was offering in a washing machine recall.


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The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) August 28 promoted its appeals victory in a case involving formaldehyde safety claims with a hair straightening product.


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There could be wider implications regarding the decision-making processes of EU product safety regulatory bodies in a recent judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).


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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) in August announced it received two appeals of its decision to evaluate silicon dioxide under REACH as a possible health or environmental risk.


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The Queensland, Australia, Office of Fair Trading September 1 said it would be “ramping up” its scrutiny of the safety of product sold online.


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Briefs on testing burdens, garage doors, mountain bicycles, phone chargers, and more.


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Briefs on building material, parasailing, upholstered furniture, fire tests, insulation, smoke release, and more.


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Briefs on show bags, REACH, biocides, battery packs, bicycles, golf carts, toys, scarves, and more.