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AUGUST 22, 2016
VOLUME 45   ISSUE 31

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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PSC has reached out to CSA about the organization's recent openness practices regarding Z21 standards for gas products.


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Commissioners were slated to vote as PSL was going to press on publishing a CPSC staff proposal for an interpretive rule on fireworks and audible effects.


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A UL 1026 working group continues to be challenged in finding food loads for fire tests of remote-activated, smart-enabled toaster ovens.


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An August 18 ANSI meeting began the process of possible U.S. comments to a potential ISO project on "wheeled child conveyances."


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Kids in Danger (KID) August 9 made four recommendations for addressing furniture stability concerns.


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There was an annual average of 3,970 structure fires in 2010-2014 involving college housing and barracks.


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The EC processed 132 RAPEX reports in July, bringing the annual total to 1,084.


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The EC will need to average only 120 RAPEX reactions per month to top last year's level.

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An ASTM F15.45 task group August 12 discussed proposed revisions to ASTM F2417-16.


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A UL 1370 task group August 11 discussed the scope and possible tests for a new standard on portable unvented liquid and gel fuel burning devices.


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The UL 2201 task group on portable generators August 12 heard a presentation of CDC research on CO deaths in the U.S.


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An ASTM F15.17 task group on infant strollers met August 10 to address incidents in which children have chewed pieces of foam off arm bars.

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An ASTM F15.18 task group on changing tables August 8 reviewed proposed changes to restrict wood screws in the assembly of changing table products.


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The California Air Resources Board (CARB) seeks comments by August 30 on proposed changes to its portable fuel container rules.


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The Washington State Department of Ecology is seeking suggestions for additions to its list of Chemicals of High Concern to Children.

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Briefs on phthalates, school safety, thermostats, content reporting, fence stretchers, football helmets, garden tractors, and more.

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Briefs on activity centers, changing tables, infant carriers, baseballs/softballs, building materials, call equipment, and more.


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Briefs on nanotech, standards, bicycles, boxes, dishwashers, fitness trackers, lawn tractors.