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JANUARY 18, 2016
VOLUME 45   ISSUE 3

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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A January 11 letter clarifies CPSC staff's positions on the ASTM effort to harmonize warning language and format.


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The Senate version of a bill (S. 142) to give CPSC power over liquid nicotine containers awaited President Obama's signature as PSL went to press.


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The elderly, males, black or indigenous people, and Southerners have the highest risks among Americans of being hurt or killed in fires.


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There were an estimated 138 non-fire carbon monoxide (CO) deaths in 2012 associated with consumer products, according to CPSC data made available January 8.


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Off-highway vehicles (OHVs) accounted for 504 deaths in calendar 2015, according to a count by Consumer Federation of America (CFA).


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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) January 13 said requests for additional information commonly were the results of its focus during 2015 in checking REACH dossiers covering high-tonnage substances.


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Both reliable data and experience should be taken into account when assessing contact allergens in humans, according to a report made available January 11 from the EC's Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS).


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DG Growth has prolonged a comment period to March 22 for a consultation on restriction of CMR 1A and 1B substances in textiles under REACH.


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Members of the NFPA 30 correlating committee January 11 broadly discussed their upcoming work this year.


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Three U.S. agencies January 8 announced a challenge aimed at improving the reliability and predictivity of data from automated chemical toxicity screening technology.


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ANSI January 11 said it updated United States Standards Strategy to mention the growth in emphasis on issues like smart cities, the Internet of Things, and cyber security.


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Briefs on E-filing, textiles, ATVs, bicycles, chairs, griddles, mugs, and more.


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Briefs on toboggans, body armor, helmets, circuit boards, cook appliances, elevator doors, fire extinguishing, and more.


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Briefs on consumer laws, dispute resolution, risk assessment, standards, reprotoxic studies, hoverboards, and more.