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JULY 4, 2016
VOLUME 45   ISSUE 26

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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Ikea June 28 offered refunds for 29 million Malm or other chests and dressers sold 2002 to July 2016.


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The Window Covering Manufacturers Association (WCMA) June 29 said it will seek by the end of 2016 to develop and submit for balloting an update of ANSI/WCMA A100.1 for corded window coverings.


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CPSC knows of 11 non-occupational fireworks deaths that occurred in calendar 2015, according to its annual report made available June 30.


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Residential building fires led to about 2,635 deaths annually in 2012-2014, according to a data report made available June 27 by the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA).


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Safety rulemaking is at a record-slow pace even without additional steps sought in various congressional bills, Public Citizen asserted June 28.


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An ASTM F15.18 work group on bassinets June 28 looked at alternatives to side-height requirements.


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A CSA task group June 30 continued work on adapting requirements for smart-enabled outdoor gas cooking appliances, including issues like protective functions, electromagnetic compatibility, enclosure materials, and others.


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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) June 23 pointed to its study that found various indoor products emit ozone.


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Safe Kids Worldwide highlighted seven misperceptions about childhood drowning in a July 29 report.


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At the end of May, representatives of 22 European national market surveillance authorities, together with the European Commission, met in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

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On 19 May, the European Commission amended the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures regulations (CLP) to align it with the fifth revision of the United Nation's Globally Harmonised System (GHS) for the classification and labelling of chemicals.


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Common standards and conformity assessment are among elements of a broad-ranging EU strategy towards China, according to a June 22 report from the EC's foreign affairs office.


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Briefs on home furnishings, CPSC priorities, lead, dressers, nightgowns, and more.

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Briefs on amusement rides, appliances, circuit breakers, coin changers, electrical equipment, and more.


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Briefs on furniture, child carriers, safety gates, yo-yos, bike carriers, computer batteries, and more.