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OCTOBER 19, 2015
VOLUME 44   ISSUE 39

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC stopped about 1,600 import shipments in FY 2014, it reported earlier in October.


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CPSC representatives, including Chairman Elliot Kaye, will meet with Canadian and Mexican counterparts November 18 and 19 to discuss product safety.

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More than 100 comments to CPSC favored a petition to CPSC seeking a ban of supplemental mattresses for play yards with non-rigid sides.

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The Government Accountability Office October 8 reported its assessments of chemicals management programs by Australia, Canada and the World Health Organization.

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Frustration was the prominent emotion in an October 9 discussion by a CSA ANSI Z21 panel on mitigating delayed ignitions in gas fireplaces.


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An ASTM F15.71 panel October 9 discussed plans for a public discussion of work towards the recently adopted laundry packets standard.


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There were 864 non-fire carbon monoxide (CO) deaths associated with engine-driven tools from 2004 to 2014, according to a CPSC report available October 13.


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CPSC staffers October 13 discussed clothes dryer internal temperature and insulation, survey progress, and sample lint issues with members of the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers.

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Representatives of the Portable Fuel Container Manufacturers Association (PFCMA) October 13 sought guidance on compliance issues and discussed the ASTM F15.10 flame mitigation task group’s progress with CPSC commissioners.


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An ASTM F15.10 task group on gasoline container flame arrestors October 14 heard about four tests to be done by Worcester Polytechnic Institute in phase 3 of its work for the panel.

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A CANENA 61C working group October 14 held a kickoff session about what to do with flammable refrigerants in 60335-2-24 standards.

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A preliminary report is expected in November on an EU consultation on estimating how much toy materials children ingest.


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An EU opinion report made available earlier in October discusses the issues that regulators will face with 3D printing, including safety.


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Briefs on CPSC budget, sports concussions, children's products, fire safety, Vermont, battery chargers, roasters, and more.


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Briefs on fitness equipment, ski/skate parks, XRF, ceiling grid, doors/gates, furnishings, humidifiers, photovoltaics, polymeric material, ranges, signals, and more.


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Briefs on harmonized standards, REACH, children's products, bicycles, blenders, fault detectors, LED drives, ROVs, strollers, toys, and more.