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FEBRUARY 29, 2016
VOLUME 45   ISSUE 9

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC members February 24 voted 5-0 to eliminate general certificates of conformity (GCCs) for some apparel made of materials exempted from flammability requirements.


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CPSC's progress on testing burden relief was among the topics addressed February 25 at a hearing on the agency's budget before the House Appropriations financial services and general government subcommittee.


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CPSC the week of February 29 likely will be providing two sets of information to participants in its pilot on electronic filing for importing information.


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Commissioners February 24 voted 5-0 to pass CPSC's FY2016 Operating Plan with three amendments.

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ASTM's February 25 began work towards a hoverboard standard including how its eventual provisions will interact with UL's.

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CPSC members vote 4-1 to update the 1981 delegation of authority on accepting companies' corrective action proposals.


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CPSC staff would be able to use their personally-purchased communication devices to conduct agency business under a February 19 Government Accountability Office (GAO) decision.

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ASTM's ad hoc work group on warnings February 19 discussed an alternate approach to ANSI Z535 provisions on safety alerts: referencing rather than incorporation.


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An ASTM F15.16 panel February 18 tried to deal with warning language for gates and enclosures.

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CPSC Chairman Elliot Kaye February 24 told reporters he has requested a 90-day turnaround for a report by agency staff on emerging technology to watch for.

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CPSC Chairman Elliot Kaye February 24 addressed the need for the agency to attract and retain good staff to perform his mission.


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The European Chemicals Agency February 25 gave more details of reviews in 2015 under its compliance check strategy.


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What to do with the CE marking for packages containing both toys and non-toys was among the February updates to the guidance on the Toy Safety Directive.


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Small, standalone butane burners – known as lunchbox cookers – February 21 were the target of warnings in Australia.

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Western Australia has the worst rate of consumer response to a Samsung washing machine recall, reported that state's Consumer Protection division February 19.


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The Washington State Department of Ecology February 18 made available guidance on when it will defer to CPSC requirements on lead, cadmium and phthalates in children's products.


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Briefs on voluntary standards, OHVs, laminate floors, incident data, hoverboards, paint stripper, formaldehyde, flame retardants, thermostats, and more.


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Briefs on amusement rides, children's chairs, ignition switches, EM filters, lighting, polymeric materials, table saws, water treatment, and more.

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Briefs on nanotech, consumer rights, REACH scams, rice cookers, water features, miniature motorbikes, bicycle forks, and more.