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OCTOBER 26, 2015
VOLUME 44   ISSUE 40

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC aims to hold a December 9 public hearing on a petition that seeks bans of organohalogen flame retardants (FRs) in four product classes.


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CPSC staff October 14 said they are encouraged with work towards updating standards for recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs) but continued to recommend specific provisions.


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Underwriters Laboratories (UL), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) October 21 gave the American Council for Electrical Safety (ACES) updates on their work.


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CPSC Commissioner Marietta Robinson October 21 queried representatives from the Portable Generator Manufacturers Association (PGMA) about their progress in reducing the hazards associated with CO emissions from portable generators.


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CPSC staff will continue testing numerous generator styles using a dilution chamber built to assess reduced oxygen environments.


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An ASTM 15.51 pool/spa drains task group October 15 discussed a smaller, shorter test rig with updated parts and improved body blocking element (BBE) composition.


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CPSC staff October 22 gave feedback to a Willis Electric representative on his company’s proposed exception to UL 588.


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The Washington State Department of Ecology will update the state administrative code chapter 173-333.

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The 2015 trend towards fewer original RAPEX notifications and more RAPEX reactions continued in September.


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Briefs on children's chairs, baby bouncers, criminal offences, cleaners, climbing sticks, headsets, kiteboards, pants, and more.


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Briefs on ovens, toys, amusement rides, dishwashers, laundry packets, XRF, appliances, fans, and more.


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Briefs on child passengers, Low Voltage Directive, toys, cables, bicycles, cookers, nightwear, costumes, stuffed animals and more.