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FEBRUARY 8, 2016
VOLUME 45   ISSUE 6

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC's draft 2016-2020 strategic plan, made available February 4, includes four broad areas where the agency will seek to make progress over the next five years.


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Good communication with CPSC was a recurring theme in Chairman Elliot Kaye's February 3 talk before members of the Juvenile Product Manufacturers Association (JPMA) at the group's Washington D.C. conference.


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CPSC members January 4 spoke to members of the Juvenile Product Manufacturers Association (JPMA), frequently urging industry to reach out to their offices and otherwise to keep them informed about needs and concerns.


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Commercial units, warnings, and stability got the most attention in comments to CPSC's Section 104 notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR) for highchairs.


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Comments leaned negative on a petition that asked CPSC to require point-of-sale labels to give information on slip resistance for floor covering.


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There were an estimated 93,700 injuries involving all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) in 2014, according to data that CPSC made available January 29.


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CPSC had 199 Freedom of Information Act (FoIA) requests pending at the end of fiscal 2015, according to the agency's annual report made available January 29.


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The three ASTM F15.20 work teams on infant bathtub accessories January 28 discussed their projects.


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The General Court of the European Union in December concluded that the EC had breached its “clear, precise and unconditional obligation” under the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) to adopt criteria for endocrine disrupting chemicals.

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Briefs on CPSC oversight, fire sprinklers, artificial turf, voluntary standards, formaldehyde, third-party testing, bouncers, dive computers, fan heaters, musical instruments, power cords, and more.

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Briefs on hoverboards, amusement rides, A/V equipment, appliances, coin changers, electric controls, fans, fire doors, and more.

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Briefs on adapters, hoverboards, lighting, toys, barbecue grills, bean bag chairs, fan heaters, rattles, shower rugs, and more.