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FEBRUARY 1, 2016
VOLUME 45   ISSUE 5

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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Commissioners voted 5-0 to approve and publish a final rule to let staff vote and take leadership positions in voluntary standards development.


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Much of the discussion at the January 27 meeting of the ASTM ad hoc panel on warning language and format focused on frustrations and concerns about related CPSC activity.

Commissioners were slated to vote by ballot as PSL went to press on publishing a notice of proposed rulemaking to revise rules on adjudicative proceedings at 16 CFR 1025.

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Test variances and choosing correct tests were the targets of a Lab Bulletin CPSC issued January 22 on children's sleepwear.


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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) January 22 explained that it will work more with third-party service providers as part of its anti-counterfeiting efforts.


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Customs and Border Protection (CBP) January 27 said its Chicago office seized 16,000 counterfeit hoverboards valued at more than $6 million.


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General consumer goods were the plurality of recalls handled by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) in July to September 2015.


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Health Canada January 22 said that during the quarter ran July through September last year it received 434 reports on health and safety concerns about consumer products and cosmetics.


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The European Parliament January 20 approved updates to EU legislation on personal protective equipment (PPE), gas appliances and their fittings, and cableway installations.


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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) January 27 said that dossiers involving 300 substances are on its shortlist for likely upcoming reviews.


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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) January 25 warned that its online REACH-IT tool will start rejecting submissions outside the main joint registrations.


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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) published an updated version of its guidance document on substances in articles.


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The EC's DG Health and Food Safety is asking for comments by March 21 on a preliminary opinion that there is no safe limit for ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure via sunbed use.


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Briefs on liquid nicotine, lead paint, recalls, charging stations, cookware, lamps, shower rugs, solar panels, and more.


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Briefs on small businesses, fire codes, changing tables, wall covering, alcohol burners, circuit breakers, cylinder valves, doors/gates, fire extinguishers, fire pumps, and more.


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Briefs on chemicals, clothes, dryers, cribs, hoverboards, portable cribs, power cords, strollers, water bottles, and more.