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NOVEMBER 16, 2015
VOLUME 44   ISSUE 43

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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A November 10 meeting between the Juvenile Product Manufacturers Association (JPMA) and CPSC staff generated numerous actions and concepts aimed at alleviating tensions on compliance matters.


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The clothes dryer working group of the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) November 12 seemed likely to move forward with testing by the University of Kentucky (UK) in its lint characterization project.


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Representatives of the North American Flame Retardant Alliance (NAFRA) November 12 visited some CPSC member to explain their concerns about a petition that seeks a ban of organohalogen flame retardants.

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The Toy Industry Association (TIA) November 10 attacked the credibility of the toy safety lists that traditionally come out at the end of the month.


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ANSI seeks feedback by December 4 from U.S. stakeholders on an ISO draft guideline on warranties and guarantees.


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Three federal agencies November 10 released the 2015 Radon Action Plan, which includes goals to address the gas via building codes and practices.


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Trash or poorly trimmed vegetation provided the fuel for about 79% of fires occurring around playground equipment in 2011 to 2013, according to data made available November 5 by the U.S. Fire Administration.


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A recent report from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) gives an overview of the agency's success in improving ingredient labeling compliance.


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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) earlier in November said it has begun sending out requests to REACH registrants to provide explanations of their considerations of alternates to animal testing.


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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) November 10 said its Forum for Exchange of Information on Enforcement has decided to run a pilot project in 2017 aimed at "substance in articles."


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Briefs on highchairs, CPSC automation, motorcycle helmets, artificial turf, battery packs, blenders, fireworks, jackets, light fixtures, and more.


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Briefs on pole vaults, amusement rides, fire tests, infant swings, playground surfaces, sling carriers, and more


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Briefs on chemicals, endocrine disrupters, amplifiers, electric blankets, inflatable armbands, mowers, and more.