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JUNE 6, 2016
VOLUME 45   ISSUE 22

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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CPSC members May 26 voted 3-2 on party lines to accept a $3.75 million settlement agreement with Teavana.


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Unsettled questions about the safety of larger flammable refrigerant charges took up the majority of conversation at a June 1 CANENA 61C teleconference on harmonizing refrigeration standards.


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The EU's Unfair Commercial Practices Directive (UCPD) can be a basis to require safety warnings on products if there are no other specific requirements to do so.


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Health Canada's Consumer Product Safety Program is unable to fully protect consumer from chemical risks, according to a May 31 report from that nation's Office of the Auditor General.


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A 90% majority of substances reviewed in 2015 under the Canadian Chemicals Management Plan were deemed to lack evidence supporting continued attention.


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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) May 26 promoted the product safety successes of the REACH and CLP laws but identified numerous areas for improvements.


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On 28 April 2016, the recently restructured scientific advisory committees to the European Commission held their inaugural meetings.


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Briefs on jewelry kits, strollers, window coverings, mattress pads, mugs, orbital sanders, and more.


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Briefs on hot food cabinets, candle accessories, candles, children's chairs, aluminum wire, circuit breakers.


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Briefs on bean bag chairs, climbing gear, bicycle forks, chandeliers, halogen lights, and more.