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JANUARY 11, 2016
VOLUME 45   ISSUE 2

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC's Small Business Ombudsman office January 7 launched an on-line service called Regulatory Robot.


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The three comments received by CPSC on its plan for retrospective review of existing rules were generally supportive.


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Much of the discussion at a January 7 teleconference of ASTM's ad hoc warning language panel centered on balancing being proscriptive versus allowing flexibility.


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CPSC got input from seven commenters on its notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR) for a Section 104 switch on children's folding chairs or stools.


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CPSC received six comments on its notice of proposed rulemaking for a Section 104 switch for infant bouncer seats.


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CPSC's listing of shredded, recycled rubber as "appropriate surfacing" refers to the material's ability to cushion falls, CPSC staff wrote in a late December.


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Members of a UL panel looking at small, portable liquid and gel fuel devices will take a first try at adapting a related standard for their purposes.


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A CANENA panel January 7 discussed comments on its draft document on harmonized North American requirements for refrigeration appliances.


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House floor debate January 6 saw rejection of an amendment to exempt CPSC and other independent agencies from the rule-cutting provisions in HR 1155.


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The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) January 5 offered additional advice about the safety concerns involving hoverboards.


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The Internal Market and Consumer Protection (IMCO) of the European Parliament January 14 is slated to discuss a proposed directive for online and distance selling of goods.


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Customs and Border Protection (CBP) January 4 promoted the seizure of 10,000 counterfeit fashion dolls.


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Customs and Border Protection (CBP) January 6 reported it seized Japanese-made hoverboards.


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CPSC January 5 launched a PSA on preventing in-home drowning involving children.


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Briefs on textiles, hoverboards, laser pointers, office chairs, and more.


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Briefs on amusement rides, building material, windows, motors, sprinkers, and more.


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Briefs on hoverboards, bath screens, drinking glasses, nightwear, plush toys, and more.