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JANUARY 25, 2016
VOLUME 45   ISSUE 4

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC is slated to hold a decisional meeting February 24 on the FY2016 Operating Plan drafted by staff.

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CPSC January 26 will be the subject of a House hearing to seek industry input about the agency.

<b>(Update: This hearing has been postponed.)</b>


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Numerous developments the week of January 18 show that U.S. product safety oversight activity involving hoverboards, including by CPSC, is moving towards outcomes.

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Adoption of California's TB-117-2013 as a national voluntary standard was among options discussed December 19 and 20 by the American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) and CPSC commissioners.


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The founder of stroller-maker UPPAbaby last fall wrote CPSC to say she would be urging other companies against using CPSC's fast-track recall program "unless it is considerably improved."


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The EU chemical regulation REACH has had varying results for industry, sometimes linked to company sizes, according to a DG Growth contractor report made available January 12.


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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) January 20 announced a three-tier website designed to give information on chemicals based on users' needs for complexity.


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Three considerations about how best to approach substitution of chemicals are the conclusions of a January report by the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD).


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CPSC's supporting information on a risk cited on its website was among the Information Quality Act (IQA) cases looked at in a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report made available January 20.


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Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) January 21 wrote a letter to President Barack Obama calling for a multi-agency effort to address their concerns about crumb rubber.


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Briefs on NEISS, highchairs, restaurant fires, radon, balance bikes, bar stools, car seats, and more.


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Briefs on building material, ceiling material, SVHCs, wall covering, fencing, headgear, ice arenas, and more.


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Briefs on formaldehyde frames, hoverboards, sanders, toys, travel chargers, and more