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JANUARY 4, 2016
VOLUME 45   ISSUE 1

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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Commissioners' ballots are due by January 6 on a draft final rule on CPSC staffers' participation in voluntary standards activity.


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CPSC should pause childcare-product rulemakings that involve instructions and warnings, 33 voluntary-standards stakeholders wrote the agency December 21.


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The audible effects test would be one area subject to potential changes under December 30 recommendations by CPSC staff.

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Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle December 18 criticized CPSC's inclusion of two data fields in the e-filing pilot currently under development.


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There were about 69,300 injuries in 2014 associated with nursery products and children under 5 years old, according to NEISS estimates made available December 17.


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CPSC Chairman Elliot Kaye December 18 wrote to two senators to explain CPSC's efforts related to crumb rubber.


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Exclusion of deaths categorized as intentional is partly behind differences in counts of fatalities involving children and heatstroke in motor vehicles, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported in December.


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The European Parliament in November voted 603-86 to adopt a non-binding resolution objecting to a European Commission draft Decision to allow the recycling of plastics containing bis(2-ethylhexhyl) phthalate (DEHP).


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Comment by February 14 on a European Commission preliminary report on amounts of toy materials ingested by children.


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The Dutch takeover of the EU Presidency in 2016 should come with renewed attention to moving the stalled update to product safety and surveillance laws, the consumer advocacy group BEUC urged December 8.


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Two European Commission reports made available in late December give views into likely actions involving standards and consumer program activity.


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Canada December 22 made available the results of 13 issue-specific enforcement efforts during the fiscal years ending March 2015 or 2016.


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Briefs on CPSC budget, ROVs, Toys, retrospective review, textiles, lead test kits, phthalates, infant swings, sunlamps, hoverboards, and more.


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Briefs on buffet tables, in-fill material, REACH, trampoline courts, amusement rides, cribs, smoke toxicity, and more.

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Briefs on toys, chemicals, poison prevention, mermaid tails, ATVs, and more.